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MAP: Bike to Work Day station locations

MAP: Bike to Work Day station locations

While most local residents drove their cars to work Thursday morning, several hundred people in and around Burbank chose to ditch their motor vehicles and ride a bicycle or walk.

And on Wednesday, community businesses, organizations and enthusiasts will have booths and treat stations set up across Anchorage.

Thousands of San Diegans commuted on two wheels in Thursday's annual Bike to Work Day, organized by the San Diego Association of Governments.

"I feel physically and mentally better, and it usually takes about the same time for me to bike in to work as it does to drive", Eli Selzer said. Anyone who rides a bike to work that morning will have an opportunity to win. "Cars, although they're so much more efficient, they're still a cause of pollution". "More people get to work on their bikes here than anywhere else in the state". About seven years ago, she tried riding her bike or taking a train to work, and she's never looked back.

Municipalities across the nation have focused on making their roadways more bike-friendly.

To mark the occasion, Wolf's administration announced bicycling improvements in the state "during an event featuring an executive bike ride around Harrisburg by several cabinet members, other officials and staff", said a press release issued Monday.