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The Ditty Bops & Ed Begely Jr. Downtown This Afternoon to Kick Off 13th Annual Bike to Work Week

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While it may be true that no one walks in LA, people do ride their bikes, and this week is your chance to ride your bike to work while feeling superior to your coworkers.

Metro will kickoff its 13th annual celebration of Bike to Work Week with a bike rally and fair featuring Ed Begley, Jr. and a free concert by the Ditty Bops at Los Angeles City Hall, Monday, May 14. Metro also will be offering as prizes several commuter bikes and bike accessories to those who register in advance online at metro.net/biketowork and pledge to be part of the solution to alleviate gridlock by pedaling to work, school or other destination on Thursday, May 17, Bike to Work Day. The rally will begin at 11:30 am on the South Lawn of Los Angeles City Hall, 200 North Spring St. in Downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles City Council members Wendy Greuel, Eric Garcetti and Tom LaBonge, Los Angeles County Bike Coalition (LACBC) and Los Angeles City Department of Transportation (LADOT) and Metro will participate. The concert will begin at 12:15 pm. - Metro via Sunny

If you see a guy snapping tons of pictures during the Ditty Bops set and he answers to the name Kogasnake, tell him hey for us.More Ride yr Bike to Work week madness this Thursday when if you show up with your bike, or even a bike helmet, Metro will let you on the bus or the subway for free.