Author: Kyle

VDOT Safe Routes to School Q&A with Kyle Lawrence

This Q & A was taken from the September 2019 VDOT Safe Routes to School Email Newsletter. You can read the entire newsletter: Click here Friends and Faces: Kyle Lawrence Kyle Lawrence is executive director of the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition, a non-profit based in Harrisonburg that advocates for bicycle infrastructure, teaches people how to…
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September 13, 2019 0

Public Input – Don’t Be Shy

1. Is Harrisonburg a “Silver” Level Bicycle Friendly Community? Survey Closes on Sunday, September 22. The City of Harrisonburg is currently a “Bronze” Level Bicycle Friendly Community. The survey is open to anyone familiar with bicycling in the City of Harrisonburg. You do not have to LIVE in the city to help inform the process…
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August 28, 2019 0

Finish Line is Near Massanutten Trail Work for 2019

We have a BIG ask for you. Can you help us reach our trail building goals for 2019 on Massanutten’s Western Slope? We have trail work opportunities two times a week from now until the end of October on either Saturdays or Sundays. Whether you committed to trail work for your Massanutten Trail Pass, donated…
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August 21, 2019 0

Connecting Harrisonburg High School 2 for Walking-Biking

What will it take to connect the new Harrisonburg High School with safe and comfortable access for walking and biking? Given the location of the new school, reaching the building via the planned entrances off of US Route 11 will be challenging and dangerous for people walking and biking. In addition to the wide roads,…
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August 7, 2019 0

Job Opportunity- Safe Routes to School Waynesboro

The City of Waynesboro is hiring their first Safe Routes to School Coordinator for the Waynesboro Public Schools. Know someone who might be interested?Click for Job Description Click for ApplicationLook for- PROGRAM COORDINATOR PT Code: 1702-1Questions? Contact Us


July 19, 2019 1

eMTBs on Massanutten Western Slope Trails

Discussions around Electric Mountain Bikes (eMTBs) often trigger an instinctual and emotional reaction among those of us who recreate via natural surface trails on our public and private lands. The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition recognizes and acknowledges the wide range of strong opinions regarding eMTBs along with associated cultural challenges. We understand land access concerns…
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July 18, 2019 3

Virginia Trails Alliance

The Coalition is now a member of a new state-wide organization, the Virginia Trails Alliance. Below is a letter the new Alliance has sent to the Governor of Virginia. The Virginia Trails Alliance, an unincorporated coalition of businesses, non-profits and other organizations advocating for vibrant trail systems in Virginia and strong support for trails within…
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July 11, 2019 0

New Day Pass Option for Massanutten Western Slope Trails

You can now purchase a day pass for access to the Massanutten Western Slope Trails via the Luv Trails App. The pass then lives on your smartphone and helps to streamline the process of buying a trail pass. All trail pass proceeds continue to go directly to the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition to help maintain,…
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July 9, 2019 0

Redwing Roots Music Festival 2019

The Redwing Roots music festival is a highlight of our summer. Even if you don’t attend the festival you can still join us for our one of four rides hosted by the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition. In addition, the Festival supports the Coalition by donating a portion of the Huss & Dalton Guitar Raffle proceeds…
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July 1, 2019 0