Ride Free all Week on the Mountain Line.
Mountain Line buses will operate FREE OF CHARGE on all routes during BWBW. No bus service Sunday. Wi Fi is available on the bus! “Give transit a try – on us.” Mountain Line 721-3333.
The University of Montana’s 13th Annual Walk N Roll Week. Mon – Fri, 7:30am – 2:30pm. Head to the university any way other than driving alone and you will receive a free raffle ticket. Volunteers will hand out raffle tickets at UM entrances and bus stops all week. More than 100 raffle (Friday noon) prizes include a bike, lights, helmets, mirrors, gift certificates for meals, more. See also Friday listing. Nancy Wilson 243-4599.
Transfer Center Information Services. Mon – Fri, 9 – 12noon. Mountain Line employees will be available to answer questions regarding routes and schedules in the Mountain Line Transfer Center, 200 block of W. Pine. Mountain Line 721-3333.
Blue Bike Special. Mon–Fri, 8am – 8pm. Sat 8am – 6pm. Sun, 11am – 6pm. At Currents Aquatic Center in McCormick Park, grab a Blue Bike, free for the day. Enjoy cruising down the trail and around town on the free Dasani Blue Bikes. Missoula Parks and Recreation. Jason 552-6271.
Bonner Self-Guided Walking Tour. Tues, Wed, Thurs 2 – 4:30pm. Bike, walk, or bus to the Bonner Milltown History Center in the Bonner Post Office Building. Enjoy local displays and refreshments, pick up a brochure, and stroll through historic Bonner. Judy Matson 258-6335.
Treats for Vanpoolers. Vanpool all week and be surprised one afternoon with treats of appreciation to those utilizing the I Ride vanpools. Missoula Ravalli Transportation Management Association. Karen 327-8515.
BWBW Poster Design and Coloring Contest. Middle school students from across Missoula County in a poster design contest to celebrate BWBW. Posters displayed at the Lewis and Clark Transfer Center 2820 S. Higgins. Missoula Ravalli Transportation Management Association. Katie 327-8707.
On MCAT. Watch for special BWBW programming on MCAT, Bresnan Cable Channel 7. See www.mcat.org for a schedule or call 542-6228.
Explorosaurus Club. Mon – Fri 8:30am – 4:00pm. Free. Join the City Parks and Recreation Dept. program for youth 7 – 12 years old. Use the trail system, bus routes, and walk or ride a bike. Your adventure will take you high and low around Missoula through parks and conservation lands. Free parks and trails map. Go to the Currents building in McCormick Park. Jason 721-PARK.
Walk and Read. Mon-Wed 10am – 9pm, Thurs – Sat 10am – 6pm, Sun 1 – 5pm. Use your public library card to check out a free downloadable audiobook (www.missoulapubliclibrary.org). Put it on your MP3 player and walk the many fine trails around Missoula – Walking and Reading at its finest. Missoula Public Library. Lisa 258-3851.
Book it to the Library for a Free Safety Light. Mon-Wed 10am – 9pm, Thurs – Sat 10am – 6pm, Sun 1 – 5pm. During BWBW, check out a book from the special Bike Walk Bus Book Display at the Missoula Public Library (301 E. Main) and get a free cool MPL flashing safety light. Lisa 258-3851.
Way to Go for Peace. All biking, busing, or walking visitors to Jeannette Rankin Peace Center this week get a free Way to Go button. 519 S. Higgins Ave. Betsy 543-3955.
Save a Car; Ride a Pony. 11am – 5:30pm. Anyone who bikes, walks or buses to the Carousel this week is eligible for one free ride per day. A Carousel For Missoula. 101 Carousel Drive, Caras Park. Theresa Cox 549-8382.
Free Admission to the Historical Museum. Tues – Sun, 12 – 5:00pm. Free admission for anyone who walks, bikes, rolls, or rides the bus to the Historical Museum at Fort Missoula. Enjoy the exhibit “United We Will Win: World War II Posters that Mobilized a Nation.” Building 322, Fort Missoula. Bob 728-3476.
BWBW to Vital Ground. Stop in Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm. Show you are biking, walking, or busing, and receive an eco-friendly water bottle & a DVD about our work to conserve habitat. Vital Ground. Heritage Hall upstairs at Ft. Missoula. Shannon 549-8650.
MUD Membership Discount. Sat 10am – 1pm; Mon – Fri 9am – 12pm. Bike, walk, or bus to MUD during office or tool library hours this week and receive $10 off membership (new or renewal). Missoula Urban Demonstration Project. 629 Phillips. Ann 721-7513.
BWBW at Montana Natural History Center. Tues – Fri, 12 – 5pm; Sat, 12 – 4pm. Free admission to the Center if you bike, walk, or bus here. 120 Hickory Street. Christine 327-0405.
Half price on bike maps and bike licenses. Register your bike at half price Mon –Fri, 8am – 5pm. Bike maps for $2. City Treasurer’s Office in City Hall. Bicycle Pedestrian Office. 552-6352.
Seniors BWBW. Seniors who bike, walk, or ride the bus to the Missoula Senior Center can enter a drawing for free lunch tickets and a $20 gift certificate to the Thrift Store, to be drawn on May 4. Each participant receives a prize when they register. Missoula Senior Center. 705 South Higgins. Sheri 543-7154.
Paint Your Own Pottery Ciscount. Mon – Sat, 12 – 6pm. 235 N. 1st Street between Orange and Woody. Bike, walk, or bus to the Zootown Arts Community Center to get 10% off paint-your-own pottery. Kia 549-7555.
Kettlehouse Brewing Co. Incentives. All week except Sunday. 12 – 9pm. All who bike/walk/bus to the either Kettlehouse location can enter a drawing for free schwag (shirts, glassware, hats, etc). Tammy 728-1660.
BWBW for your Dog! All week, all day, at all 3 stores. Every dog owner who bikes, walks, or rides the bus to any Go Fetch! Location (Woody St, N. Reserve, Russell Square) will receive a free 50¢ dog biscuit. Go Fetch! Taryn 728-2275 x 1.
BWBW Drink Off. $1.00 off any drink if you walk, bike, or ride the bus to the Loose Caboose: Brooks/South, N. Reserve, Mullan Road, or Broadway/Palmer. Stephanie 360-6232.
BWB Members’ Benefits! Staff and members who bike, walk, or bus to The Women’s Club will be put into a drawing for free spa service, massage, and sweatshirts. Free one-day visit for guests who BWB to the club any day this week. The Women’s Club. Helen 728-4410.
Water Bottle Giveaway. Come by and tell us what means of sustainable transportation you used to commute to REI during BWBW, and receive a free REI water bottle. 3275 N. Reserve Street. Shannon 541-1938.
BWB Sale. Selvedge Studio. 509 S. Higgins. 20% off purchase if you bike, bus, or walk to Selvedge. Leah 541-7171.
Bouquet and roses. All who bike/walk/bus to Bitterroot Flower Shop during BWBW can enter a drawing for a $65 bouquet or gift certificate. Any who have a Bicycle Benefits sticker on their helmet will get 1/2 dozen medium roses. Watch for our bicycle delivery cart. 811 South Higgins. Nancy 542-0309.
Buy Clothing, Not Gas! 20% off entire purchase if you bike, bus, or walk to Betty’s Divine. 521 S. Higgins. Aimee 721-4777.
Meadowsweet’s Annual Event. Mon–Fri, 10am – 6pm. Sat, 11am – 5pm. Use an alternate mode of transportation and get 15% off a purchase of one item in the store (Dr. Hauschka excluded). Meadowsweet Herbs. 180 S. Third West. Elaine 728-0543.
Rhinoceros/New Belgium Pint Night. Walk, bike, or bus to The Rhinoceros during the week and register to win a New Belgium “Cruiser” bike. Winner drawn Thur, May 3, 10:30pm. Discounts on New Belgium beers & get a commemorative glass. Must be 21 and over and present to win. Brad 721-6061.