With the arrival of fall and some of the most beautiful weather Calgary sees all year we thought we'd have some fun and try and break some new records on the cycle track network before the weather starts getting chilly.
Week 2: 12 Avenue S
Monday, September 19 - Friday, September 23
This week, help us break some new records on the Beltline's beloved 12 Avenue. Ride you're bike along the street and bask in the beautiful autumn colours on the boulevard's many trees and neighbouring parks.
Records to break...
#1) 12 Avenue West of 8 Street SW
September Record: 1,023 bike trips on Sept. 10, 2015
All Time Record: 1,465 bike trips on June 25, 2015
#2) 12 Avenue West of 2 Street SW
September Record: 1072 bike trips on Sept. 14, 2016
All Time Record: 1,527 bike trips on June 25, 2015
#3) 12 Avenue West of 3 Street SE
September Record: 576 bike trips on Sept. 16, 2016
All Time Record: 739 bike trips on July 8, 2016
Map of bike counter locations on 12 Avenue S (click to enlarge)
Here's what you can do to help...
1) Ride your bike on 12 Avenue this week
Ride to work, to shop, to dine on 12 Avenue 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 12 Avenue 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.
Let's have fun and make some records fall this week! We'll send out updates later this week.
-Calgarians for Cycle Tracks