Friends of the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail and Mayor McCabe to host 13th Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride as part of MassBike’s Bay State Bike Month, May 202
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 05/03/2022
Bike ride with Mayor McCabe and the Friends of the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail
Bay State Bike Month is a statewide month-long celebration of bicycling hosted by MassBike
Bike-Friendly events across the state can be found at www.BayStateBikeMonth.org
As part of Bay State Bike Month, a month-long celebration of bicycling, Friends of the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail and Mayor McCabe invite you to join the 13th Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride on Wednesday, May 11th. This is a family friendly ride that begins at 5:30 PM at City Hall, 59 Court Street in Westfield.
WPD will escort riders to and from the Stop & Shop parking lot where the ride will continue on the Columbia Greenway to the Shaker Farms parking area and then loop back. This is a roughly 6-mile round trip, riding at approximately 8-10 MPH. Rules of the Columbia Greenway are posted on the trail and will be followed. Helmets are recommended.
Bay State Bike Month is hosted by MassBike to support a more bike-friendly Massachusetts. Follow along with the #BayStateBikeMonth fun on social media @MassBike on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Learn more about Bay State Bike Month and other events to attend during Bike Month at www.BayStateBikeMonth.org and join us to celebrate bicycling this May.
About MassBike: MassBike is the statewide bicycling advocacy group for Massachusetts. A member-supported 501(c) non-profit, MassBike works to create a state that is safe and welcoming for all bicyclists whether experienced or just getting on a bike for the first time. MassBike's vision encompasses bicycling as transportation, recreation, and a lot of fun. For more information on MassBike visit http://www.massbike.org.
About Friends of the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail: Friends of the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail Inc. (FOCGRT), an outgrowth of the downtown Westfield visioning and strategic planning sessions (2009), exists to create pathways to a bicycle and pedestrian friendly Westfield. For more information, visit https://www.columbiagreenway.org.