Tour de Streets

Tour de Streets is LivableStreets biggest annual fundraiser held each September. The event brings people of all ages together for a day of bike riding, walking, live music, and barbecue. Read more about how to participate and check out photos from our past events! 

2017 Tour de Streets Highlights

    • Boston City Council President Michelle Wu proclaimed Saturday, September 9, 2017 "Tour de Streets Day" in the City of Boston
    • Over 150 people rode, walked, or joined the barbecue after-party
    • We remembered the life of Bob Zeeb, Lynda Knapp Prange, Allison Warmuth, and many other friends and loved ones 
    • The Emerald Network Greenway Partners celebrated their one-year anniversary with a custom greenway map cake
    • We gave away a Loud Bicycle Horn and a Flex Series Micro Scooter
    • We raised over $59,000 towards our $75,000 goal

Check out the event photos here and here. A huge thanks to TDM Photography and LivableStreets media intern Liana Genito for capturing this special event!

 


5 Ways to Participate

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      Urban Ride

  • Enjoy city streets, paths, and water views on a 10-mile urban bike ride. 
  • Appropriate for ages 16+ (Free registration for kids under 18.)
  • Experienced ride marshals will ensure a smooth ride.
  • All participating riders (18+) must raise a minimum of $100.
  • Register as an individual or join a team! 
       

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      Family Ride

  • Enjoy off-road paths and water views on a 4-mile family-friendly ride.
  • Experienced ride marshals will ensure a safe, fun ride.
  • Appropriate for all ages! (Free registration for kids under 18.)
  • All participating riders (18+) must raise a minimum of $100.
  • Register as an individual or join a team!


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      Walking Tour

  • Explore parts of the Emerald Network and discover some hidden highlights along the Charles River on a 3-mile urban walking tour.
  • Walk will be led by Emerald Network Project Manager Nidhi Gulati.
  • Appropriate for all ages! (Free registration for kids under 18.)
  • All walkers (18+) must raise a minimum of $100.
  • Register as an individual or join a team!

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      BBQ Party

  • Dig in to delicious BBQ (plenty of vegetarian options too!) while enjoying views of the city skyline from North Point Park.
  • Live music and games on the patio.
  • BBQ lunch and 1 free drink included for all urban/family ride and walk registrants. Cash bar. 
  • BBQ Only tickets are $25/pp. Kids under age 12 eat free!

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      Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Gain brand visibility at a popular event that attracts people from across Metro Boston.
  • Receive free event registration for a limited number of employees.
  • Become a part of the LivableStreets family! 

 


2017 Tour de Streets Sponsors:

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