Events during Walk-Bike week, Sept. 28-30

Bike Newton, which promotes bicycling as a viable method of transportation in Newton and advocates for safe, convenient biking for all, is sponsoring events for Walk-Bike Week:

Bike Friday, for commuters traveling into Boston, on Friday, Sept. 28. Begin at Newton City Hall, meet additional riders in Newtonville and Watertown Sq and end at the Sports Club near Boston Common. Meet at 6:45 AM, leave at 7 AM, arrive Boston 8:15 AM. Learn a safe route for your commute to Boston.

Bike Census, Saturday, Sept 29 and Wednesday, Oct 4. Volunteers are needed to help with the census (i.e. counting bike riders at locations around the city). Sign up at, click on ‘Do something’ and ‘Volunteer’. The census will be done on Saturday, Sept 29 12-1 PM and on Wed. Oct 3 8-9 AM and 4-5 PM.

Sunday Morning Weekly No-Rider-Left-Behind rides 11 AM, Sept. 30. Each ride goes to an interesting destination in the city. See schedule and routes at Meet at Homer St main library at 10:45 AM, with a bike in good working condition and a helmet. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult and be able to ride 7 – 10 miles.