Every Day is Bike to Work Day in the Month of May

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Every Day is Bike to Work Day in the Month of May

By Anand Raj Vengadassalam, Technical Support Engineer and member of the Symantec Mountain View Green Team
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There’s always time for pictures! Bikers go wild at the BTWD photo booth.

Over 138 Bike riders, and over 40 Symantec employees dropped by Symantec’s Energizer Station in Mountain View for drinks, photos and free giveaways.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 7:30am

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According to a new US Census Bureau survey, the number of people who commute to work by bicycle increased about 60% over the past decade, however bicyclists still account for less than 1% of all commuters.

This increase in biking to work can be partly attributed to groups across the country that are working hard to promote and support biking in their local communities.

We are proud to partner each year with one such organization – the Silicon Valley Bike Coalition - as part of the organization’s annual Bike to Work Day event. This year Bike to Work Day was held on May 8th, and as with previous years, Symantec hosted an Energizer Station where riders stopped by for snacks, drinks, free give-aways, and to chat with fellow riders. We raffled off prizes for employees including bike safety lights, a tool kit with 16 multifunction bike tools, and other free bike related gifts...

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