Each year a challenge is held for employers to help encourage participation in Bike to Work Day. The top five organizations with the greatest number of bicyclists are placed into a raffle for a random chance to win a luncheon compliments of Commuter Connections.
Last year’s 2013 employer challenge luncheon
L to R: Nicholas Ramfos – Director, Commuter Connections; Greg Billing – Advocacy Coordinator, Washington Area Bicyclist Association; and Scott Snell – Acting Director Facilities and Administrative Services, U.S. Department of Justice.
Bike to Work Day Employer Challenge Luncheon – June 20, 2012
Commuter Connections staff presented an award to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD during a luncheon recognizing their outstanding participation and support. NIH had 591 employees registered for Bike to Work Day making them the largest participating company. During the event R&W President Randy Schools; Office of Research Services director Dr. Alfred Johnson; Tom Hayden, associate director, program and employee services, ORS, and acting director of the Division of Amenities and Transportation Services; Dr. Diane Bolton of the NIH Bicycle Commuter Club accepted an commemorative plaque from Director of Commuter Connections, Nicholas Ramfos.
On June 23, 2011, staff from Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association recognized Orbital Sciences Corporation in Sterling, Virginia with a plaque for their outstanding support of Bike to Work Day. Patricia Najera, Sr. Manager of Facilities at Orbital Sciences accepted the award from Nicholas Ramfor, Director of Commuter Connections. Loudoun County Office of Transportation Services staff was also on hand.