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May Brings Bike Events to the Heights

Bike Month activities this year in the Heights: May 4, 7:30 p.m., Cleveland Heights City Council will declare May Bike month for the fifth time since 2011.  Come and cheer!  (You can slip away after the resolution is voted on.) May 6, Walk or Bike to School Day for Cleveland Heights-University Heights District Schools and […]

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Transportation Advisory Committee Recommends Complete Streets Policy

The city of Cleveland Heights created a Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) that launched in January 2014 to improve transportation access for bicyclists, pedestrians and transit users of all ages and abilities. The TAC includes citizens and city officials and will make recommendations on transportation issues and programs to City Council. After meeting monthly since the […]

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Wednesday, Oct. 8 is Walk or Bike to School Day

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, children in more than 40 countries will join an international movement, called Walk or Bike to School Day in Cleveland Heights and University Heights. Walk or Bike to School Day promotes physical activity, which boosts children’s learning and reduces traffic congestion around schools. Thanks to area schools’ physical education teachers, principals and parent-teacher […]

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Bicycle Tour of September 21 Heights Heritage Home & Garden Tour

The Heights Heritage Home & Garden Tour gives you a chance to have a closer look at beautiful Cleveland Heights homes and gardens that you can usually only admire from the street or sidewalk.  This year for the first time, Heights Bicycle Coalition is offering a group bicycle ride so that a limited number of lucky people can get around by bicycle to visit this dazzling collection of attractions. […]

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Rare Chance to See Nela Park Art Collection

UPDATE:  THIS WAS SUCH A POPULAR IDEA THAT IT’S ALREADY FULLY REGISTERED.  MAYBE WE CAN DO IT AGAIN SOMETIME. Nela Park in East Cleveland – just west of the Cleveland Heights border on Noble Road – was the world’s first industrial park. But did you know the facility is also renowned for its art collection? […]

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Join Us for Free Wheelin’ Wednesdays

For a fun and relaxing evening, don’t miss Free Wheelin’ Wednesdays, offered for free by Heights Bicycle Coalition to all who can ride a bicycle. The rides are every other Wednesday during summer months. They start at 6:30 p.m. from the Coventry Peace Arch. Please wear a helmet. This year’s line-up includes the following: • […]

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2014 Bike Month in the Heights

Once again, May is Bike Month in the Heights.  Cleveland Heights has more to celebrate than ever since becoming recognized by the League of American Bicyclists as a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community in October 2013.  We’re building on all that has been accomplished with an expanding list of Bike Month activities in 2014.  Here’s the roster: May 5 – At its […]

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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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Updates on Cleveland Heights School Travel Plan and Transportation Advisory Committee

After several drafts, the Cleveland Heights School Travel Plan is nearly complete.  Once submitted to the Ohio Department of Transportation Safe Routes to School, the recommendations provided in this plan will be the basis for applications for infrastructure and non-infrastructure grants.  The grant applications are due on March 3.  Infrastructure improvements around the schools in the […]

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