Category: Advocacy

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

Mayor’s Bike Ride

We started an annual tradition! Now let’s make sure that every future Harrisonburg Mayor joins us for a bike ride. Mayor Deanna Reed led 60+ riders on a casual cruise around the Friendly City that started and ended in downtown Harrisonburg. After the ride, Mayor Reed even took to the megaphone to tell everyone about…
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June 9, 2019 0

New Green Trail Project on the Western Slope!

Work began on a new beginner-friendly trail on the Western Slope of Massanutten this past Saturday. And with almost 20 hard working volunteers in attendance we made much more progress than we anticipated! This build is the first section of a larger green loop proposed for construction that will connect the parking area to the Boundary…
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August 29, 2016 0

LCI Seminar to be hosted in Harrisonburg, VA November 11-13

Exciting news! We are hosting an LCI Seminar in Harrisonburg on November 11-13. The Seminar is a 3-day training that focuses on teaching and demonstration techniques you will use with your future students both on-bike and in the classroom. If you are interested in improving your teaching skills to help people feel more secure about getting on a bike,…
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August 27, 2016 0

Help us with Harrisonburg’s Bicycle Friendly Community Application

In May 2011, Harrisonburg was recognized as a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community for the work we had done and our plans for growing our bike friendly community.  Now our award is about to expire. Think we can jump to the next level and get a Silver Award? Maybe we can with your help! Help the City of Harrisonburg…
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July 12, 2015 0

Bike Month Continues: “Bike around Town Information Day” Saturday May 10th.

Want to learn more about bike commuting? How to ride around town? How to carry items on your bike? This Saturday is an opportunity to learn more. Shenandoah Bicycle Company will host this information day from 10am-3pm.  

May 6, 2014 0

The new “Geronimo Trail” is OPEN! Thank you everyone!

After a year of planning the new “Geronimo Trail” is now open! This new trail connects Circle Drive to the Rocktown Trails. Over 30 volunteers show up Saturday to build another great community project. A big thank you to the City of Harrisonburg, Park and Recreation (Dan & Jeremy), the Antonnicola and Gibson Famlies, SVBC…
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November 18, 2013 1

Hillandale Trail Work Day – November 16th.

For the past year planning has been happening for a new important connector trail. The Circle Drive connector trail will be a great example of how neighborhoods should and can connect to parks.  Come out on November 16th and show your support for this new biking/walking trail. Trail Work Day Details: Date: Saturday November 16th Time: 9am-2pm (come…
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November 9, 2013 0

4 Newly Designated League Cycling Instructors in Shenandoah Valley

Harrisonburg, VA – October 22, 2013 – Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) announced four (4) of its members earned the prestigious certification of League Cycling Instructor (LCI) from the League of American Bicyclists, a 131-year-old national bicycling and advocacy organization. The new LCIs are Carl Droms and Brian Bauer of Harrisonburg, and Laura Pyle and…
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October 23, 2013 0

JMU BIKE PED MASTER PLAN – Public Outreach Meeting October 15th!

JMU BIKE PED MASTER PLAN – PUBLIC OUTREACH MEETING Do you ride a bike on campus, or would like to? Do you think there are improvements that can be made to make our campus more pedestrian friendly? As part of development of the University’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, JMU would like to hear from…
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October 8, 2013 1