Tag: Safe Routes to School

40 Years of the SVBCoalition – Great Community Give

April 19 – Wednesday – Great Community Give  When you support the Coalition, you’re ensuring biking and walking are for everyone. The Great Community Give is a day of Giving where a rising tide lifts all boats (nonprofits) in the Shenandoah Valley.  From 6:30am to 8pm on April 19, you can support the Coalition. Also,…
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April 17, 2023 0

Waterman Elementary Bike Shed

Hopefully you have noticed but maybe while you weren’t looking our area schools have become big time incubators for little rippers. That’s right, in the City of Harrisonburg and in Rockingham County, nearly every school has bicycles to use with their physical education program. It started largely with the area high schools and then in…
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June 7, 2015 0

June 4: Safe Routes to School Celebration at Waterman Elementary School

6/3/2014 UPDATE: The celebration scheduled to take place outside on June 3 for the completion of the Safe Routes to School project at Waterman Elementary School (451 Chicago Avenue), has been rescheduled due to the anticipated weather forecast. The event will now take place on Wednesday, June 4 at 1:00pm. If the weather does not…
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June 2, 2014 0

2 Newly Designated LCIs in the Shenandoah Valley!

PRESS RELEASE 2 Newly Designated LCIs in the Shenandoah Valley Harrisonburg, VA – March 12, 2014 – Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) announces two (2) 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 Becky…
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March 12, 2014 0

Becky Johnston Feature and Safe Routes to School

From the Virginia Department of Transportation Safe Routes to School Winter Newsletter. This spotlight features an interview with Harrisonburg’s own (and SVBC member) Becky Johnston. You can read the entire email newsletter here: VDOTSRTS December Newsletter Often times, schools, parents, and SRTS advocates initiate and implement a Safe Routes to School program on their own,…
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January 7, 2014 0

Volunteers Needed for Pre-Bike Month Kids Events

Cora Metzler-Sawin, Ruby North-Sandel and Ana Hart lead the pack during Thomas Harrison Middle School’s Walk n’ Roll event this fall. Excitement is mounting at local schools as we head into spring. To gear up for this year’s bike month I am looking for volunteers who are interested in helping with a few bike rodeos…
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