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Virginia Beach citizens join Mayor Will Sessoms as he bikes on Bike to Work Day

Posted at 6:13 AM, May 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-20 11:28:13-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - May 20 is National Bike to Work Day. The day encourages individuals to think about their transportation decisions and gives people a chance to ride a bike to work.

Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms hosted a Bike with the Mayor event, where he biked to work as well. He led a group of citizens from the Princess Anne Recreational Center to City Hall.

In recent years, Virginia Beach has expanded its number of bikeways making riding a bike to work an economical and healthy alternative to gas-powered vehicles. The event was sponsored by Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation.