Ride the Route at Fort Collins Open Streets September 29
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- Nick Heimann, FC Bikes Program Specialist, 970-416-2628, bmhlaW1hbm5AZmNnb3YuY29t
Sunday, September 29, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Come Ride the Route on Sunday, September 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Open Streets events are car-free, family-friendly and community-focused events. Participants are encouraged to grab a bike or walking shoes to enjoy a day full of activities, live music and food trucks in a car-free environment.
Several “plazas” will pop up along the event route which includes Seneca St. from W. Horsetooth Rd. to W. Harmony Rd. Enjoy a packed schedule of live music, art, culture, and free activities for all ages. Come hungry for lunch at one of more than 10 local food trucks and explore 1.3 miles of uniquely Fort Collins neighborhoods.
2019 marks the sixth year Fort Collins has hosted Open Streets events. For more details on this nationwide initiative, visit fcgov.com/openstreets.
About Open Streets:
“Open Streets” is a nationwide initiative that promotes community involvement, local businesses and physical activity, while encouraging the use of public space as a means for the community to gather and meet, play and try active modes of transportation. With more than 100 documented initiatives in North America, Open Streets events are increasingly common in cities seeking innovative ways to achieve environmental, social, economic and public health goals.
About FC Bikes Program:
A City of Fort Collins program, FC Bikes works to create a safe and healthy community by encouraging more people to bicycle in the city. FC Bikes provides year-round educational programs for all ages and hosts several special events fostering and encouraging the public to use bicycling as a means of transportation and recreation. Their efforts have led to Fort Collins being awarded Platinum Bicycle Friendly Community from the League of American Bicyclists, one of just five such communities in the county.