WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Giant Food BikeDC ride will take
place as scheduled on September 23 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Representatives from
the DC government met with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association on
Wednesday to discuss changes to the bike route in response to manpower
shortages at the National Park service and metropolitan police. The Park
service and police will be assisting with traffic control along the bike
As a result of the meeting, the starting point for the ride has been
changed from 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue to RFK stadium in NE
Washington, DC. The bike route will be closed to traffic in areas around
Anacostia Park, the National Mall and Constitution Avenue. The bike tour will
end at RFK stadium.
Parking is available in parking lot 8 on the south side of RFK stadium.
Walk-on registrations and participant check-ins will take place in parking lot
8A. Walk-on registration is available between 6 and 7:30 a.m. on Sunday,
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