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

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / October 2, 2014

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

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / September 10, 2014

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

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / August 24, 2014

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

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / July 15, 2014

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

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / May 4, 2014

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

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / April 15, 2014

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

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / March 31, 2014

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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Become an HBC Board Member

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / February 25, 2014

Several of the current HBC board members are stepping down at the end of their terms this spring and we are looking for new members!!   We are a small but mighty organization and are proud of our accomplishments in the four years since our birth: Supported the City of CH in achieving the League of…

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Updates on Cleveland Heights School Travel Plan and Transportation Advisory Committee

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / February 23, 2014

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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Don’t Miss Award-Winning Bicycle Movie on January 23!

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / January 8, 2014

Rising From Ashes, the feature-length documentary about Team Rwanda, will premiere in Cleveland on Thursday, January 23 when the cycling film screens at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Lee Theatre, 2163 Lee Road in Cleveland Heights. Here’s a link to a trailer about the movie: www.risingfromashesthemovie.com. The event will benefit the Heights Bicycle Coalition and Bike…

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