Category Archives: Education

Related to HBC’s Education Campaign, including Safe Routes to School, Bike Rodeos and Other Bike Safety Events for Families & Children, Bike Clubs, Adult Smart Cycling Classes, Safety Town, Share the Road Education for Motorists and Bicycle Helmets.

Webinar on Resident’s Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Bicycling

The Federal Highway Administration just released “A Resident’s Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Bicycling,” a free guide offering step-by-step instructions for residents and community groups looking to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety, access, and comfort. The guide is available for download at http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/ped_cmnity/. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is offering a webinar […]

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Public Meetings Seek Input on Eastside Greenway

A regional consortium will host a second round of public meetings to solicit feedback about the proposed Eastside Greenway. The proposed trail will connect current bicycle and pedestrian trails in 19 communities. Meetings dates are: January 28, 7-9 p.m.: Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern, 11625 Euclid Ave, Cleveland January 29, 7-9 p.m.: Beachwood Public Library, […]

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Experience Winter on a Bike

Winter cycling is cool. Sometimes it is actually cold. But, with the proper clothes and equipment, it is a great way to be outside and experience the awe and beauty of winter in both the city and on the trail. The hearty winter cyclists that keep the pedals turning all year long are brethren to […]

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Tips on Bicycling in the Rain

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition developed these tips for making a wet commute a little more enjoyable and comfortable – and they work here in the Cleveland area, too!  What to Wear: Layer up – As a base layer, it’s great to wear something to keep you warm that can also breathe. A synthetic fabric, wool, […]

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Chart: Winter Clothing Guide

Civia Cycles, a company that designs high-end commuting bicycles, produced a nice little chart showing what cyclists should wear in a range of weather conditions: Given the weather Cleveland Heights is experiencing, these recommendations look pretty reasonable. What do you think? Leave a comment below. Share on Facebook

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Heights Bicycle Coalition Board Meetings

HBC members and interested people are welcome to attend the Heights Bicycle Coalition monthly board meetings. The full board meets every other month, and the Executive Committee meets in between. When finalized, the date, time and location are listed on the HBC calendar, which can be viewed in the right-hand sidebar of the HBC website. […]

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Donate Now to Help Make Our Community More Bicycle Friendly

You can help make our community more bicycle friendly by clicking the “donate now” button on the right sidebar!  All proceeds go toward paying for events and campaigns that help strengthen our cycling community. Your donation helps us continue to: Be the unified voice in our community that communicates to policy makers how to make streets […]

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Your Input is Needed on Eastside Greenway Plan

Please join the Heights Bicycle Coalition at Nighttown on Tuesday, October 14, at 7 p.m., to hear about the latest plans for the Cuyahoga County Eastside Greenway to connect eastside communities through a safe and convenient bike and pedestrian network. The goal of the proposed greenway is to create a unified trail network that can support alternative means of transportation. The network will close gaps […]

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Annual Meeting on April 27

Help steer the future of bicycling in the Heights by attending the Heights Bicycle Coalition’s Annual Member Meeting at the Historic Superior Schoolhouse on Sunday, April 27, 4 – 6 p.m.  After a brief meeting to elect trustees and conduct other business, we will present the program: Bicycling in the Heights: Past, Present and Future. The CH Historical Society […]

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Smart Cycling Class

The Heights Bicycle Coalition and the City of Cleveland Heights are collaborating to offer the League of American Bicyclists’ Smart Cycling course, taught by League Certified Instructors.  The half-day class will prepare everyone age 14 or older to safely commute, run errands and have fun on bicycles.  The class is for bicyclists of all experience […]

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