Bicycle & Pedestrian Information
Bike to Work Day
A Successful 2013 Bike to Work Day
Participants in Bike to Work Day 2013 stopped for a break at Loudoun County's pit stop at Raflo Park in Leesburg.
View more 2013 photos here.
Thanks to all who participated in Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 17, 2013. More than 670 people registered to ride in Loudoun County and more than 500 people visited our pit stops in Leesburg and Sterling.
- 206 cyclists visited the Leesburg pit stop.
- 313 visited the Sterling pit stop.
Those numbers are up from 2012, when more than 450 bicycle commuters visited the pit stops in Leesburg and Sterling.
Throughout the metropolitan Washington region, thousands of bicyclists participate in the annual Bike to Work Day event, enjoying free T-shirts, refreshments and giveaways at more than 50 pit stops.
Bike to Work Day is coordinated by the Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association
. Open to both new and experienced cyclists, this free event is held on the third Friday of May.
Loudoun County hosts two Bike to Work Day pit stops, where participants enjoy refreshments and receive prizes and giveaways. It’s an excellent opportunity to try a clean and healthy way to work.
For a look back at the Loudoun pit stops, view our photo gallery
Bicycling & Walking in Loudoun County
Bicyclists in Loudoun County are fortunate to have the Washington and Old Dominion Trail and smaller recreational trail systems to enjoy. Loudoun County also has many pedestrian trails located in parks throughout the county. More information is available online:
Bicycle lockers are available at the Dulles North Transit Center and can be obtained by calling the Virginia Department of Transportation
at 703-327-6925. Bicycle lockers are available at the Leesburg Park and Ride Lot and can be obtained by calling The Loudoun County Office of Transportation Services at 877-GO-LCBUS.
Commuters using the Dulles North Transit Center and the Leesburg Park and Ride Lot are encouraged to use the available bicycle lockers at those locations. Commuter bus riders can transport their bicycles when riding LC Transit, after obtaining a free Bike on Bus Permit
. For bicyclists using local bus service, buses in Loudoun County are equipped with bike racks.