So far this month we've broken multiple records on the cycle track network. In the final week of our big autumn push for more records we focus on the most used bikeway in the entire city, the 5 Street SW cycle track.
Week 3: 5 Street SW
Monday, September 26 - Friday, September 30
This week, help us break some new records on the the busiest bikeway in town, the 5 Street SW cycle track. Ride you're bike along the street and bask in the beautiful autumn weather and watch all the other bikes whizz passed.
Records to break this week...
#1) 5 Street SW North of 15 Avenue SW
September Record: 1,199 bike trips on Sept. 14, 2016
All Time Record: 1,610 bike trips on June 5, 2016
#2) 5 Street SW at the CPR Underpass
September Record: 2,254 bike trips on Sept. 14, 2016
All Time Record: 2,803 bike trips on July 21, 2016
#3) 5 Street SW of North of 5 Avenue SW
September Record: 1,395 bike trips on Sept. 15, 2016
All Time Record: 1,848 bike trips on July 21, 2016
Map of bike counter locations on 5 Street SW (click to enlarge)
Here's what you can do to help...
1) Ride your bike on the 5 Street SW cycle track this week
Ride to work, to shop, to dine on 5 Street SW or just go for a bike ride. The more trips the better!
2) Ride the rest of cycle track network
Ride the cycle track network to 5 Street SW and make your trip count even more!
3) Spread the word
Tell your friends, family and co-workers to ride this week. Help us spread the word on Facebook by sharing this post. Take photos of your bike ride and share them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with hashtag #yycbike.
This week's weather is looking perfect for an autumn bike ride, so what are you waiting for?
Let's have fun and make some records fall this week! We'll send out updates later this week.
-Calgarians for Cycle Tracks