Strive Not to Drive

Waynesville's Strive Week // May 12-19, 2017

Strive Not To Drive encourages you to go to work and run errands around your town by any mode other than one person in one car. Bike, bus, walk, or carpool and discover that the fun is in the journey.

May 1 - May 31 // Commute Challenge
Let's add your miles to the Commute Challenge. Be entered to WIN A Bike just by joining the challenge. Track 3 bike, walk, carpool, or transit trips and unlock free local gifts from LoLo - Locals Supporting Locals. Sign up at

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Sat, May 13, 9 am – 4 pm // The Whole Bloomin’ Thing
FREE BIKE PARKING. Roll into spring by riding to The Whole Bloomin’ Thing. Free bike parking will be available from Bicycle Haywood. Mountain Projects Transportation will be on hand to let you get to know your bus system.

Saturday and Sunday, May 13 - 14 // #MoveItMom Bike Giveaway
Is mom on the move this weekend? Post a photo of mom or your family walking, riding, or enjoying exercise with hashtag #MoveItMom and you're entered to win a FREE BIKE from WNC Bicycle Dealers' Association. Walk your greenways, ride your bike lanes, or play in your local park, but steer clear of cars. Post your photo to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, and we'll handle the rest. A randomly-selected winner will be announced via @StiveWeek on Facebook on Monday, May, 15.

Tue, May 16, 3-5 pm // Go Haywood! Bicycle and Pedestrian Forum
Come to Panacea Coffee (66 Commerce St)to review plans for Waynesville and Haywood greenway and sidewalk projects and participate in an open discussion with area transportation planners. Have an opinion? Share it. Have a new idea? Let it be known. This is your chance to be part of the conversation about an improving active transportation system in Haywood County.

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Thu, May 18, 5:30 pm // Films on Wheels
This is a two-part event for anyone looking to get motivated to Strive Not To Drive. Commute over to The Strand Theater (38 Main St.) at 5:30 for a collection of short films on the bicycle lifestyle. Then at 6:30pm well head to Boojum Brewing (50 N. Main St.) to talk about the films and active transportation in Waynesville.

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Friday, May 19 // National Bike To Work Day
Maybe you've been meaning to, or maybe you already do it every day, but this is your time to bike to work or school and appreciate how active transportation can brighten your day!

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