We’re proud to announce the recipients of our 2017 Bike Awards – Paul Dahl of Lynchburg, VA for the Bike Hero award and Mackenzie Jarvis of Blacksburg, VA for our Extraordinary Bike Professional. Read below for more on the great work these women are doing for cycling in the region.
Mayor Michael Gillette rang in May’s Bike and Clean Commute Challenge Month with a Proclamation reading on the Lynchburg City Town Hall steps April 28th. Mayor Gillette noted the importance of all modes of transportation and recognized the value in the bike lanes, crosswalks, and public transit to the City of Lynchburg.
May is National Bike Month, and RIDE Solutions has organized a wide variety of events that will allow folks from all backgrounds, skill levels, and interests to celebrate. Some of the events that have been planned for the month include:
The American Conservative magazine has been running a series of columns on urban design, smart growth, and other topics covering the interaction between cars, people, and buildings. Their most recent article by Johnathan Coppage talks about “shared space” and controlling traffic through good street design.