Ready, set, let’s roll with the official launch of the Downtown Bike Network! The City of Edmonton and a group of community partners are throwing a party to celebrate network, and help educate Edmontonians. It’s your bike party, and everyone’s invited!
Date: SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017
Opening Ceremony: 11AM (Federal Building Plaza)
Where: All over the Downtown Bike Network!
Five Pitstops for the whole family:
(Federal Building Plaza, 9820-107 Street)
Kick off at the Legislature Grounds (Federal Building Plaza) with the opening ceremony at 11AM. At this pitstop, you can rent a bike, grab some food at a food truck, and much more. This is also your starting point for the themed bike tours.
(102 Avenue between 107-108 Street)
Learn how to roll through the Network and get expert advice on navigate all the new features on your bike. Plus Edmonton Transit Services will be on hand to demonstrate racking your bike on the bus.
Go Green with Blatchford and MacEwan University
(SW corner of 105 Street and 105 Avenue)
Enjoy the sweet (sustainable) life with bike games, music, local food and more.
Urban Commuter Zone
(The Armature, 96 Street between Jasper Avenue and 103 Avenue)
Make bike shorts cool again while you do free HIIT classes, try on some commuter gear, and see some amazing local performances.
Family Fun Zone
(Downtown Edmonton Community League, 10042-103 Street)
Bike decorating, music, games, and more for the whole family!
But wait…there’s more!
– Take the scenic route on one of the free or low-cost bike tours featuring Downtown art, architecture and food.
– Salivate over the food trucks at each of the pitstops.
– Explore all of the other Downtown events including Experience Jasper Ave and the City Market on 104 Street.
No pedals? No problem. We’re celebrating how the new Network will benefit cyclists, pedestrians and motorists alike. We’ll also have bike rentals available.
Thanks to the community partners and steering committee members:
Downtown Business Association
Downtown Edmonton Community League
Paths for People
Edmonton Bicycle Commuters
Edmonton Bike Tours
Alberta Legislature – Visitor Services
COE Education team
Interested in getting involved? Email us at : GoDowntown@edmonton.ca. Questions or feedback about the bike network? Please contact 311.