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Consider your Bicycle Coalition as 2018 comes to a close and help us reach our December fundraising goal of $5,000. With your help and by DONATING TODAY, we will continue harnessing the power and joy of the bicycle to build better communities We are a 501c3 non-profit and your donations are tax-deductible. Donate TODAY Gretchen Sallah and…
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December 30, 2018 0

2018- The Year of the Dog

Consider your Bicycle Coalition as 2018 comes to a close and help us reach our December fundraising goal of $5,000. With your help and by DONATING TODAY, we will continue harnessing the power and joy of the bicycle to build better communities We are a 501c3 non-profit and your donations are tax-deductible. Donate TODAY The Year of…
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December 20, 2018 0

Construction Begins on the Northend Greenway!

End of Year Appeal: As 2018 comes to a close we are asking our community for your financial support. We exist because of our members, donors, and volunteers. We are committed to developing a network of Greenways in our communities. The Northend Greenway is only the beginning of this network we can’t wait for the…
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December 19, 2018 0

Bicycling Through Life’s Ups and Downs

From your Bicycle Coalition: This is the start of a series where those hard-working volunteers who serve on our Board of Directors write blog posts to give you a window into their connection to the bicycle and the Coalition as an organization. Our first post comes from one of our newest board members, Corrie Green. Corrie tells…
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December 17, 2018 2

New Harrisonburg Safe Routes to School Coordinator

From the Bicycle Coalition: We are very excited to have a new Safe Routes to School Coordinator in place for the City of Harrisonburg. The National Safe Routes to School program started in part because “In 1969, 41 percent of children in grades K–8 lived within one mile of school, and of those kids, 89 percent…
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December 17, 2018 0

12/10: December Monthly Social

Monday, December 10, 2018, We will meet at our regular time of 7:00 pm and will be in our typical location of Ruby’s Lounge in the basement of Clementine. More Details on Location  Everyone is welcome to join us!  What it looks like: Most folks arrive around 7:00 pm, order food, and/or drinks, hang out and chat.  Somewhere…
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December 10, 2018 0

Coalition Trail Builder Recognized (Thomas Jenkins)

If you have ridden, walked, run, hiked a trail in our area, chances are that Thomas Jenkins had a hand in designing, building, or maintaining the trail. Thomas took the lead project manager role for all three of our $500,000 worth of Recreational Trails Program Grants in the George Washington National Forest. Thomas has also…
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December 5, 2018 0

12/7: Ride Bicycles in the Harrisonburg Holiday Parade!

What: Join the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition as we ride our decorated bicycles in the 2018 Harrisonburg Holiday parade. Every bicycle and/or person should be lit and/or decorated. Please try to be creative and adhere to the parade theme “Capture the Magic”. See our Facebook Event When: Friday December 7 line up with us by 6:30 pm…
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December 4, 2018 0

Bikes May Use Full Lane

Bikes Have Right To Downtown Lanes By LAINE GRIFFIN Daily News-Record Dec 3, 2018 Updated 10 hrs ago HARRISONBURG — Watch out, cyclists coming through. The “sharrows” were not cutting it on the downtown streets, according to Kyle Lawrence, executive director of the SVBC, so the Harrisonburg Public Works Department put up six signs throughout the entryways of…
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December 4, 2018 0

2 Openings on the Rockingham County Bicycle Advisory Committee

Do you live in Rockingham County and want to see more Bike-Walk projects happen in the county? Consider joining the RBAC (Rockingham County Bicycle Advisory Committee).  What does the RBAC Do: Advise the Board of Supervisors in the promotion, planning, and implementation of bicycle and other non-motorized transportation in Rockingham County. With a goal to…
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November 29, 2018 0