H-E-R Helmet Thurs INFO
Quick links to HER Helmet Thursdays
Discounts on Thursdays for males and females who bike!
Where and how to get discounts (10-50% off your tab)
- For discounts other than lodging, bike or bike-and-ride there, then show helmet as evidence.
- For lodging, see “How to Get a Lodging Discount.”
What’s up with the bike helmet buzz? 2-minute intro, KUSP, 14 April 2010
H-E-R is an acronym for Hotels, Educational and Entertainment spots, and Restaurants. Related places, such as wineries, participate too. HER also refers to Mother Earth, who benefits from more people biking!
Learn more about this long-term project,
and how you can help.
Contribute or volunteer
The HER Helmet Thursdays project, launched November 2009, continues to be provided as a public service. There is no fee charged to participating businesses and organizations, nor to people who bike.
Spread the good news
Have an H-E-R business or organization?
Join the fun!
Purpose and History:
How did the project get started?
“Wheel the Earth,” the Monterey County Weekly, 22 April 2010
2-minute video “Project Economy: Bicycling Monterey,” from KSBW, 10 January 2010
Read additional media reports in Goals, Overview, History.
Below are the earliest Bicycling Monterey posts about the project.
- Introducing HER Helmet Thursdays: An Ecology-Economy Partnership
- HER Helmet Thursdays, Part II – Early FAQs
- Partner Up with HER Helmet Thursdays Ecology-Economy Leaders
Charter Participants: Special thanks to the early leaders
Charter Participants are visionaries who led the way in building a more bike-friendly county.
Learn more about HER Helmet Thursdays participants
- Best of Monterey County
- Seafood Watch spots
- Plus much more, in HER Helmet Thursdays (All Posts)
Invite your favorite spot
For People Who Bike includes how to invite new businesses and organizations.
For Anyone offers more ways to support this long-term ecology-economy sustainability project, even if you’re not a bicyclist yourself.