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MCDOT Bicycle Swag Bag Contest Continues

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 3, 2021

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) promotes this year’s Bike To Work Day by featuring a different bike path/trail in Montgomery County each week through Sunday, May 30. Bike riders are asked to submit a favorite picture of themselves enjoying their ride along the featured trail to be entered into a weekly drawing. This week’s featured location is The Bethesda Trolley Trail. Previously featured trails were the Capital Crescent, Sligo Creek, Carl Henn Millennium and Matthew Henson trails. For more information on the contest and future locations can be found at:

Participants can post giveaway entry photos and tag @mococommuter (on Twitter or Instagram) along with the hashtag #MoCoBikes to be entered into that week's drawing for a Bicycle Swag Bag prize. Residents that do not use social media can email photos to

Prize drawings are held on Monday morning of the following week and winners are notified via direct message on their Twitter/Instagram accounts or by email. The contest is open to persons 18 years and older, and you must be a Montgomery County resident or be an employee of a company located in Montgomery County.

Where and when appropriate, please remember to practice safe social distancing, and wear a face covering and helmet while riding.

To learn more about Commuter Services, visit our website at and follow @MoCoCommuter on Twitter and Instagram.

For transportation updates, follow @MCDOTNow on Twitter, visit the department website at to MCDOT news releases, or subscribe to MCDOT’s ‘Go Montgomery!’ newsletter

Release ID: 21-056
Media Contact: Hannah Henn 240-777-8389

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