2017 Drive Less Live More Events
Bike to Work Day
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Join the local chapter of this national effort and commute to work by bike. Meet at Five Rivers MetroParks' RiverScape MetroPark for a free pancake breakfast, live music, entertainment, and prizes. Peruse a variety of bike-related booths featuring information on how to bike to work every day and much more. Register on-site for team challenges to win sweet prizes. The first 500 registered riders will receive a FREE gift compliments of Five Rivers MetroParks and Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission. To find out more visit www.metroparks.org/biketowork.
Bike or Carpool to the Dayton Dragons Baseball Games
Sundays – May 21; June 25; July 23; August 6, 2017 (All games begin at 2:00 p.m.)
Bike to the Dayton Dragons baseball games on these dates and you’ll be treated to free, valet bicycle parking right on the main plaza, free giveaways and we’ll cover the entry to the game for the first 50 registered riders. Register for your bike parking space at www.daytondragons.com/drivelesslivemore.
Carpool to the Dayton Dragons baseball games on these dates and the first 20 cars to pre-register for selected Sunday games during the 2017 season get free parking! Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission's RIDESHARE Program have arranged for FREE reserved parking for 20 vehicles, in the parking garage on the corner of Patterson St. and Monument Ave. Must enter the parking garage as a carpool of four (4). All the pre-registered carpoolers will receive giveaways and a ticket to the game. To register, visit www.daytondragons.com/drivelesslivemore.
Bike or Carpool to the Fraze Pavilion’s “Throwback Thursday” Concert Series
June 15, 2017 - Pirate Flag Band "A Tribute to Kenny Chesney"
July 13, 2017 - Hotel California "The Most Authentic Eagles Tribute Show"
July 27, 2017 - Full Moon Fever "America’s Premier Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Tribute Band"
August 24, 2017 - Get The Led Out "The American Led Zeppelin” (All shows begin at 8:00 p.m.)
FREE concert tickets if you register online in advance AND ride your bike or carpool (carpool must include 4 people) to any of the “Throwback Thursday” Concerts. Only 20 vehicle parking and 40 bike parking spaces are available. Everyone who registers for the special bike/carpool parking, and uses the bike parking/carpool parking, will receive a FREE ticket to the concert. Register at www.fraze.com/category/throwback-thursdays or call 937-531-6542 for more information.
Bike or Carpool to the “Drive Less Live More” Concerts at Stubbs Park in Centerville
June 18 – Terry Lee Goffee "The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute”
July 9 – The Menus (Show begins at 6:00 p.m.)
August 6 - Phil Dirt & The Dozers
(All shows begin at 7:00 p.m. unless indicated)
Premier Parking and Reserved seating if you register online in advance AND ride your bike or carpool (carpool must include 4 people) to the concerts listed above. Only 20 vehicle parking and 40 bike parking spaces are available. Everyone who registers for the special bike/carpool parking, and uses the bike parking/carpool parking, will receive a reserved seat at the show. To register, visit www.centervilleohio.gov/dllm or call (937) 433-7151 for more information. Registration begins May 22 for the first concert.
Ride with RTA: RideTime makes it easy
Thursday, June 22, 2017 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The Greater Dayton RTA now puts the power of tracking your next bus at your fingertips. RTA’s RideTime products -- with call-in, text and online features plus the easy-to-use Transit app -- uses GPS and real-time technology to let riders know the time their bus should arrive at their stop down to the minute. The RTA team will demonstrate these new tools at the Ride with RTA event on Courthouse Square on June 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors will enjoy a step-by-step training on how to plan their trips using their preferred tool and receive prizes just for trying each product. Have a smart phone? The Transit app will be your new favorite tool. Want to know your next bus time data-free? Our texting feature may be the best option for you. And you can always call RTA to get the information using our quick automated feature. We’ll also be previewing exciting new RTA services coming to downtown Dayton. Stay connected: www.i-riderta.org and follow us on Facebook or Instagram @iridetra and Twitter.com/GDRTA.