Tuesday, October 1, 2013

52 Ways to Use Your VRPS Membership: Week 40, Spinning Wheels

by Nancy Turnage, VRPS Central Office
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
~H.G. Wells
Most college campuses are full of bicycles, and what's more, they're full of cyclists.  Clearly, cycling is better for personal health, our shared environment, and the student's wallet, and it often saves riders time from commuting and parking.  As a result and in support of their communities, administrations are implementing free DIY bicycle repair stations - Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Radford University - to name a few.
Do-It-Yourself Bicycle Repair Station on campus at Virginia Tech

But why limit the benefits of cycling to the students?  Not only that, why limit it to bicycle repair?  Communities throughout the world, and Virginia, are funding bicycle sharing programs - what's happening in your's?

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