TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Over 50 people showed up to the very first city bicycle ride!
Mayor Duke Bennett led by example Wednesday.
He kicked off the first Terre Haute city bide ride to encourage people to take advantage of the city's trail system.
He also hopes to promote healthy lifestyles and alternative transportation.
The ride was open to the Terre Haute community and Mayor Bennett said he hopes this will catch on.
“It’s really just trying to get people to utilize our trail system. We have great biking and greenway system in Terre Haute. Help people get a little bit more healthy. And get a little bit more conscious of utilizing other means of transportation,” said Mayor Bennett.
The bike event kicked off Earth Day activities at Indiana State University Wednesday.
That was hosted by the Institute for Community Sustainability.
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