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Ideastream: “Cleveland Heights’ Street Improvement Plan Among Strongest”

By Jamie Babb / December 16, 2019

2018 was notable for having the highest national rates of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities since 1990, but it was significant locally for another reason. It’s when Cleveland Heights’ City Council approved a Complete Streets policy aimed at making the city’s streets safer and more accommodating for pedestrians, cyclists and others who want to get around town without getting into a car.

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Heights community mourns Terry Ryan’s death

By Angel Reyes / January 8, 2021

Our thoughts are with Terrance Ryan’s friends and family. Terrance was a Cleveland Heights cyclist that was hit by a motorist on December 28th while riding his bike on Lee Rd in Cleveland Heights. Sadly, he passed on December 31st, 2020, at age 71. Terry, a retired house painter, was loved by his family, friends,…

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Shaker Heights Named Bicycle Friendly Community

By Angel Reyes / December 19, 2020

The League of American Bicyclists named Shaker Heights a Bicycle Friendly Community, on December 16, 2020. This is the second time the city receives this distinction at the Bronze Level. The League of American Bicyclists awards cities this distinction based on the infrastructure surrounding cycling volume, safety, advocacy, and services. Only 21 communities in the…

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HBC will partake in Cranksgiving Cleveland 2020

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / November 14, 2020

Event Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020 Event Home Base: Walter Stinson Community Park, 2339 Fenwick Rd, University Heights, OH 44118 Registration and map hand outs: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AMRide and drop off purchases: 10:00 AM – 1:00PM Cleveland’s cycling community is once again gathering food for disadvantaged families and senior citizens this holiday season!…

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Heights Bicycle Coalition is now a Bike Cleveland Chapter

By Angel Reyes / November 14, 2020

Heights Bicycle Coalition (HBC) signed an agreement with Bike Cleveland to become a local chapter of the organization. The process started earlier this year (February) and the document was signed in August 2020. This partnership will increase HBC’s clout, increasing its capacity to advocate for bicycling safety and infrastructure and streamlining membership benefits for the…

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Summer 2020

By Ilyana Walker / September 22, 2020

I would have to say that Summer 2020 is definitely one for the books.  Some of you may have been new to cycling this summer; others like me may have had the opportunity to ride a lot more this season.  Whatever the case, this summer has definitely brought about changes, specifically in the cycling world.  …

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A young Heights resident explores UH by bike

By Angel Reyes / September 7, 2020

The Heights area has wonderful communities that are waiting to be explored by bike. We have outstanding community members too. Among them, Daniel Terburg, a 10 year-old Heights resident who writes a blog about his experiences riding his bicycle through University Heights. Follow his journey by visiting his blog, Bike the Heights. You can get there by clicking here. 

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Road rage in the times of coronavirus

By Angel Reyes / August 20, 2020

I have been an active rider since 2009. I commute by bicycle, and I ride for fun. The time I spend riding is my me-time; it doubles as meditation and as exercise. Bicycling feeds my wanderlust too. I enjoy exploring neighborhoods, towns, and cities by bike. My bicycle has allowed me to defy the limitations…

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What’s Your Story?

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / July 28, 2020

By Mary Dunbar at HBC In the midst of pandemic, bicycling is more popular than ever in the Heights. Families enjoy rides on residential streets and sidewalks and on park trails.  Commuting to work by bicycle allows people to keep a distance. Recreational rides are a great way to get out of the house. How…

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Hot, Humid, and Hydrate!

By Ilyana Walker / July 20, 2020

Now that summer is in full swing as we can tell by the much warmer temperatures; there are more of us enjoying the outdoors on bikes.  Let us not forget that the pandemic has also caused a boom in bicycle sales and an increase in ridership. Nonetheless, whether you are new to cycling or a…

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Park rides: alternatives for beginner riders and families

By Angel Reyes / July 6, 2020

Summers are beautiful in Northeast Ohio. Heights residents have multiple options when choosing to go out and safely enjoy them by bike. Our communities have beautiful neighborhoods that can be explored by bicycle. We also have a variety of parks where riders can leisurely ride by themselves or with their families without having to worry…

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