Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting Notes February 18, 2019

Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes February 18, 2019 Present: Ken Shultes, Lindsey Lyons, Cody Rosenbarker, Jeanette Diamond, Madie Ritter, Espoir DelMain, Jim Ciaroccia, Jason Gavinonas Charge: The Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) of Dickinson College is charged with making the college and surrounding community a bicycle friendly environment. BAC will work to develop a comprehensive Bicycle Plan for Dickinson that:  Promotes the engineering of a comprehensive, connected, and well-maintained network Offers diverse bicycle education programs for campus cyclists and motorists  Maintains and expands The Handlebar, Continue reading →

Meeting Minutes April 24, 2018 Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting Notes

Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting Notes  April 26, 2018    .  .  .  In Attendance   Cody Rosenbarker, Sustainability Learning Coordinator  Lindsey Lyons, Asst. Director of the Center for Sustainability Education  Ken Shultes, Assoc. VP of Sustainability/Faculty Planning  Sam Waltman, Biking@Dickinson Intern  Alyssa Gill, Transportation Coordinator   Joe Fazio, Lieutenant/Asst. Dir. of Public Safety  Mark Scott, Director of Grounds and Landscaping    Updated Summary     The Handlebar   The sandbags outside the Handlebar are on facilities’ radar to address  Pumps will be maintained through work order requests  Remember to bring your bikes to Handlebar open hours and bring your family!  Green Bike Continue reading →

New Bike Pumps!

This past spring there were some new and exciting biking developments done on campus… namely new bike pumps! Thanks to Student Senate and the CSE Biking Interns, there are now five new bike pumps on campus at the HUB, High Street crosswalk, Adams, Denny, and DW. Want to know where all the pumps are plus a lot of other cool biking stuff? Check out this super cool map of biking infrastructure on campus– it shows where bike racks, facilities, pumps and repair stations, showers, lockers, Continue reading →

Summer Biking @ Dickinson

Hello all! We’ve had a busy summer so far here at CSE. We’ve done a bunch of projects and have a lot more work to do before the summer is done. A lot of the work we’ve been doing has been focused on biking or beekeeping. Here are some of the projects we’ve been working on and general happenings related to biking. 1. Biking everywhere! My apartment mates and I are lucky to all have bikes on campus and they’ve been so helpful for getting around Continue reading →

Renewing Our Bicycle Friendly University Certification

Many people at Dickinson have heard about the numerous biking activities and resources that groups such as the Center for Sustainability Education (CSE) and The Cycling Club provide on campus. For example, The Handlebar offers education and bicycle repair services to faculty, students, and staff who want to learn about their bikes and take their knowledge of mechanics to the next level. CSE sponsors the annual Bike to Farm Potluck, a group ride out to the College Farm where participants enjoy a leisurely 7-mile ride and potluck lunch. DPS Continue reading →

The Upcoming Semester!

Hey Folks! As the semester rolls in, the handlebar has a new slate of events! We’re really excited about the variety of events this semester, as we’re hoping to run a couple of new events as well as continue with the traditional ones. This Semester: The Handlebar will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 4-6! All are welcome to hang out and learn about bike maintenance, or learn how to fix your own bike. The Handlebar will be continuing our trips to Recycle Bicycle, Continue reading →