Here is the news release from Metro:
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is sponsoring “Bike Week L.A.” activities from May 12-18 to encourage people to ride bicycles to work, school and other destinations throughout LA County to reduce traffic and air pollution. Bring a bicycle or bicycle helmet on Metro buses and trains for a free ride on Bike to Work Day, May 15.
Metro will be offering a chance to win several prizes, such as a brand new Novara Big Buzz Bike or a cool Novara E.T.A. Backpack from REI, an Abus U-lock and other great prizes, to those who pledge to bike to work on Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 15. Pledges may be made online at http://www.metro.net/bikes/bike-week/bw-pledge-form/. Schools, workplaces, and advocacy groups will hold bicycle pit stops that day with free refreshments, giveaways and bicycling information for bicycle commuters. Those who would like to share their bicycle adventures with Metro should tag their social media posts #BikeWeekLA” at the bottom, along with the standard messaging on social media.
Cyclists will have a chance to attend Fix your Bike workshops, Guided Rides and Bike Local Discount Stores. New this year, Metro is also hosting a Metro Bike Night at Union Station featuring special guests, live music, food trucks, bike fashion and photo contests, bike trivia, movies and prizes.
Transit riders can show their valid TAP card at 80 destinations throughout Los Angeles County and save at local eats, museums, theatre, and shopping destinations including MOCA, the Ahmanson Theatre, Amoeba Music in Hollywood, Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, the California Science Center,Grand Central Market, Yogurtland and more. Mention “Bike Week LA” at participating bike shops and other businesses to receive a special discount or offer during the week of May 12-18.