H-E-R Helmet Thurs INFO
to The HER Helmet Thursdays Project
10-50% discounts on Thursdays for males and females who bike!
This is the H-E-R Helmet Thurs INFO /Quick Links page, a portal to anything you’d want to know about The HER Helmet Thursdays Project. Click on any blue text to learn…
Time-saver tip: How and Where to Get a Lodging Discount
2-Minute Audio and Video Summaries,
plus History—”Wheel the Earth”
HER refers to Mother Earth, who benefits from more people biking. H-E-R is also an acronym for Hotels, Educational and Entertainment spots, and Restaurants. Related places participate too.
Listen to a 2-minute audio intro.
“What’s up with the bike helmet buzz?” KUSP, 4/14/10
How did the project get started?
Read “Wheel the Earth,” Monterey County Weekly, 4/22/10.
Watch a 2-minute video intro.
“Project Economy: Bicycling Monterey,” from KSBW, 1/10/10.
The project celebrated its 5th Anniversary Thanksgiving week 2014.
Goals, Overview, History includes media intros, plus “Catch the Vision” for bike advocates outside Monterey County
businesses and organizations:
Some specialties and stories
Read stories about HER Helmet Thursdays participants, and check out:
- Charter Participants (the early leaders—those who joined in the first year)
- Bike security tips
- Sustainable Seafood spots
- Biking to wineries
- For bicyclists, including “How to invite additional businesses and organizations to participate“
- For anyone who wants to support this long-term ecology-economy sustainability project
Contribute or volunteer
The HER Helmet Thursdays project, launched November 2009, continues to be provided as a public service. As of July 2015, there is still no fee charged to participating businesses and organizations, no fee charged to people who bike.
Image above © Kimball Foundation. Used by permission.