Traffic Alert: Ride of Silence

Date: May 16, 2018Time: 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:  Show map Crandon Marina (Start and Finish)
Crandon Boulevard to Calusa Circle
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Contact: James Martincak, Miami-Dade CountyPhone: 305-361-2833 Email:


The annual “Ride of Silence” cycling event will take place along the Rickenbacker Causeway this Wednesday evening, May 16, 2018. This event uses the Crandon Boulevard inside vehicle travel lane from the Crandon Park Marina to the Calusa Park circle.


Please allow extra time to travel to the Village of Key Biscayne or leave the island during this event.


When:  May 16, 2018 – Wednesday; Start 6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.                                       

What:  16th Annual Ride of Silence 2018                                      


Where: Crandon Boulevard, east and westbound inside vehicle travel lanes along the from Crandon Marina to Calusa Circle (two loops). The cycling event will start and finish within the Crandon Park Marina.                                            

Course Description:                                     

The bicycle ride will depart at 7:00 p.m. from the Crandon Marina parking lot, with the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) providing an escort type procession in marked squad cars. Once cyclists are cued up inside the marina parking lot, the MDPD will hold eastbound (inbound to Village of Key Biscayne (VKB)) vehicle traffic. Cyclists will turn right (eastbound toward the VKB) onto the roadway, merging to the inside inbound vehicle travel lane (lane closest to the center median). Unce the last cyclist is out, police will release vehicle traffic onto the outside vehicle travel lane (lane closest to the dedicated bike lane). Vehicle traffic traveling westbound (outbound to the mainland) from the VKB will be routed onto the outside vehicle travel lane (closest to the dedicated bike lane). Cyclists will follow the lead MDPD police vehicle on the inside inbound travel lane, turning at the Calusa Park circle (just past the fire station), traveling westerly (outbound towards the mainland) in the center inside lane to the Crandon Marina entrance. At this point cyclists will turn and complete a send loop, returning to the point of origin.                                         

Attendees:  75-125                                       


James Martincak

Tel: 305-361-2833


The Ride of Silence is a tribute ride which will traverse and unite the globe (50 States, 48 countries, 7 Continents). It is a national event to honor those who have been injured or killed, to raise cycling awareness and to ask that we all share the road.  Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.




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