Metro Kicks Off Bike to Work Week

City of Los Angeles Councilmember
and Metro Board member José Huizar will welcome the Simpsons characters to the
Olvera Street Kiosk when they arrive in a Metro Bus to tune up their bikes and
kick off Bike to Work Week celebrations in Los Angeles County, which Metro and
its partners, the Los Angeles City Department of Transportation (LADOT) and the
Los Angeles County Bike Coalition (LACBC) will promote from Monday, May 11 to
Friday, May 15 with bike rides, bike pit stops, prizes, free rides on public
transit and lots of giveaways.

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