Help Make Springfield Even More Bike Friendly
It's exciting for Ozark Greenways to see such popular support for the increase of alternative transportation choices in Springfield! Our goal is to show people that leaving their car behind once in a while (or even on a regular basis) isn't as hard as one might think in a community like ours, where a whole network of greenway trails and on-street bike routes continues to grow and connect people and places.
May 13-17, Participate in Bike to Work Week 2014*
Join Ozark Greenways in our fun annual challenge to get to work or school without your car at least one day during national Bike to Work Week. Whether by biking, walking, taking the bus, carpooling, telecommuting or a combination, many people try this challenge and find it not only enjoyable, but also a smart choice for many reasons.
We'd love to have you register the name of your workplace or school to our growing list of local businesses, schools and organizations that support Springfield's alternative transportation choices. Participating actually does make a difference in helping create a more bike and alternative transportation-friendly Springfield.
Registered participants get a Panera Bread voucher for a free coffee and bagel or cookie... yummm. You can also get a voucher from us to ride the city bus with a bike for free that week with a bike. Find out if your workplace or school has already registered their show of support.
We're excited about the Springfield Planning Department's development of The Link, a north/south biking and pedestrian corridor that connects Doling Park to CoxSouth! Check out The Link map.
We look forward to hearing the stories and seeing the photos on our Facebook page about the experiences that week. Last year we had over 1,500 people participate!
*School participation option - If the event falls on the last week of school, feel free to participate the week prior. We're glad to have so many students who love to participate by biking or walking to school.
Come along and enjoy the ride!