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October 27, 2014by Liz MurphyAt the University of Vermont, the word "BUG" has a whole new meaning. Last week, we announced our latest round of Bicycle Friendly Universities, including the University of Vermont, a new Silver-level BFU. Vermont advanced from Bronze this round, and the program now has 100 BFUs in 37 states and Washington, D.C.
October 23, 2014by Liz MurphyAccess and safety are top priorities for the institute in promoting cycling. Infrastructure around the MIT campus supports safe cycling for MIT and its neighbors through the integration of a cycle track and bike lanes that connect with the surrounding Cambridge community. There are eight bicycle fix‐it stations around campus that ensure quick access to tools for commuters and cyclists on the go....
October 21, 2014by Liz MurphyToday, on Campus Sustainability Day, the League of American Bicyclists announced 33 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Universities (BFU) in 20 states. With this new round, 9 of the to 10 colleges and universities in the country, according to the 2014 U.S. News & World Report ranking, are Bicycle Friendly Universities. These institutions join a cutting-edge group of colleges and universities...
February 14, 2014by Amelia NeptuneGreat things are happening for bicycles on college campuses across the country. According to a new study released by U.S. PIRG Education Fund, colleges and universities are working to reduce driving on campuses by promoting biking, walking, transit, car sharing, and even online distance learning as alternatives to personal vehicles.
December 6, 2013by Liz MurphyYesterday we welcomed Steve Clark to staff, and today we are introducing Amelia Neptune, our new Bicycle Friendly America Program Specialist. We're excited to welcome Amelia to staff! She'll be managing the Bicycle Friendly Business and Bicycle Friendly University programs.
November 14, 2013by Liz MurphyLike football and basketball, there's new competition at the top among California colleges. Today, the League of American Bicyclists announced the designation of 17 new Bicycle Friendly Universities, including just the second Platinum-level BFU in the country: The University of California-Davis. Now, Stanford isn't alone at the top of the BFU podium. Shining on all fronts, the City of Davis...