Successful Bike to Work and School Week

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The City of Vernon says  Bike to Work and School Week was a huge success this year.  

Each year hundreds of Vernon and North Okanagan cyclists register for Bike to Work and School Week. 

This year Vernon saw an increase in the number of commuters that choose cycling for everyday transportation. From May 27 – June 2, 1,788 riders made 3,156 trips by bicycle, travelling over 67,368 km and saving 14 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.

 Kilometers traveled by bike nearly tripled over 2018. Provincially, over 55,969 riders from across BC participated in Bike to Work and School Week, cycling a total of 2,945,372 km and saving 638 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.