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Saturday Morning: San Diego Bike Coalition Kicks Off Walk+Bike Carlsbad

Carlsbad CA— The San Diego County Bike Coalition teams up with Circulate SD and the City of Carlsbad to present Walk+Bike Carlsbad: a new campaign promoting walking and biking in the community in place of taking short trips in the car. Walk + Bike launches this Saturday with an educational presentation from the Bike Coalition on best biking practices and a group ride through the community.

The majority of short car trips can easily be replaced with biking and walking if residents feel empowered and educated. With Carlsbad’s new Walk+Bike campaign, the Bike Coalition offers hands-on education to help residents overcome any hurdles preventing them from bicycling and make it a fun and functional transportation alternative.

WHEN: Saturday, January 31, 10 a.m. – noon at the Carlsbad Senior Center, 799 Pine Avenue
10 a.m. – Why walk? What makes a community walkable?
10:20 a.m. – Bike facts, bike tips, bike fun!
10:45 a.m. – Fixing a flat tire and bike safety checks
11:15 a.m. – Community bicycle ride and walking tour of Carlsbad Village
11:50 a.m. – Bike+Walk Q&A

Walk+bike is presented by San Diego County Bike Coalition, the City of Carlsbad, Circulate San Diego, Carlsbad community members on bikes and on foot