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Washington, D.C., May 16, 2013 – Leave your car keys at home, and cycle to work on Friday, May 17 with more than 10,000 other cyclists region-wide. For the third year, the NoMa Business Improvement District will sponsor a pit stop in NoMa in the plaza at 1200 First Street, NE, outside the CVS.

The NoMa pit stop will run from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and feature breakfast fare, free NoMa giveaways, and more. A brief program will be held at 8:30 a.m. with remarks from NoMa BID President Robin-Eve Jasper and Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Executive Director Chuck Bean.

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For more information, visit the Bike to Work Day website.

The NoMa Business Improvement District organizes and manages more than 50 free events a year. Bike to Work Day (May 17) kick off an event season that includes:


About NoMa

NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood north of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In the last seven years, private developers have invested more than $5 billion in the 35-block areas in the NoMa BID boundary, and have plans to develop more than 20 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and retail space. NoMa is now home to 45,000 daytime workers, with 4.5 million SF leased in the last 4.5 years. More than 3,900 apartments have been recently completed or are under construction. NoMa has 13 modes of transportation, including two Red Line Metro stops, and the best biking facilities in D.C., with the only East Coast Bikestation, the 8-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail, and access to nine Capital Bikeshare stations. NoMa is the most connected neighborhood in Washington, D.C. The NoMa BID organizes more than 50 free community events each year to connect friends and neighbors. For more information about NoMa, visit and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID and like us on Facebook at


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Rachel Davis


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