Celebrate Wisconsin Bike Week with Mayor Tom Barrett, Alderpersons, the Wisconsin Bike Fed, and Bublr Bikes
Wisconsin Bike Week is June 6-12, 2016
Mayor Tom Barrett, along with members of Milwaukee’s Common Council, the Wisconsin Bike Fed, Bublr Bikes, and Department of Public Works (DPW) staff, will bike to work on Monday, June 6, 2016 to celebrate Wisconsin Bike Week. This year, there will be three (3) separate, concurrent rides from different areas of the city. This bike-to-work event is open to all – interested bicyclists are welcome to join any of the three rides.
Mayor Barrett will use a Bublr Bike to ride downtown. He will host a press conference at the end of the ride.
Monday, June 6, 2016
7:30 a.m. – Rides begin
8:00 a.m. – Rides end: Zeidler Municipal Building – North Market St. entrance
Mayor’s ride: Meet at W. Washington Boulevard at N. 51st St.
Washington Blvd. east through Washington Park to Highland Ave. – Highland to N. 26th St. – south on 26th St. to W. State St. – east on State St. to N. 6th St. – south on 6th St. to W. Kilbourn Ave. – east on Kilbourn to N. Market St.
Ald. Kovac’s ride: Meet at Gordon Park, 2828 N. Humboldt
Beerline Trail south to Commerce Street – Commerce St. to the ramp to the Marsupial Bridge – bridge to Water Street – south on Water St. to City Hall
Ald. Perez’s ride: Meet at Walker’s Square Park, 1031 S. 9th St.
East on Washington St. to S. 2nd St.- north on 2nd /Plankinton Ave to Wells St. – east on Wells to City Hall
Press Releases by City of Milwaukee Dept. of Public Works
Street to be closed through mid-2018
Enforcement begins Thursday, July 14 at 5:00 p.m.
Extended Saturday hours begin June 25, 2016
Bridge to re-open by opening of Summerfest on June 29
Water Street/South 1st Street and the bridge to close from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.