Juneteenth Freedom Rides

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / June 11, 2019

Although the Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863, it took 2 ½ years before word reached Texas and the Confederate south to announce the end of the Civil War and the end of slavery.  Therefore, slavery continued until Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, TX to read General Order #3 announcing that…

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Bike Month is Here!

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / May 3, 2019

Updated on May 8 with Ride of Silence and Bike to Work Day details. It’s May, and that means we have a month full of biking-related activities in and around the Heights. From Bike the Heights Weekend May 3-5, to Bike to Work Week May 13-17, the Ride of Silence on May 15 and more,…

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Heads Up: Edgehill Rd. and Overlook Rd. Intersection Construction

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / April 3, 2019

We wanted to make riders aware that one of the busiest cycling passages in the region, the intersection of Overlook and Edgehill Roads, will be getting reconfigured this spring! According to the Cleveland Heights communications department, “Construction is expected to begin the week of April 1, 2019, at the intersection of Edgehill Road and Overlook…

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Come on Sunday, April 7, 5-7 p.m. to HBC’s Annual Meeting

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / April 1, 2019

All residents in Heights communities are welcome to come to this year’s Heights Bicycle Coalition (HBC) annual meeting, which will be at the Shaker Historical Society (16740 S Park Blvd.) in Shaker Heights. After a short business meeting to elect new directors and present a financial report, HBC president Steve Reinhardt and board members will…

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Our first ride of spring will be on Independent Booksellers Day, 4/27/19

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / March 22, 2019

Little Fires Everywhere, written by Celeste Ng, was Amazon’s Best Novel of 2017 and was set in the Heights area! Join HBC in honor of Independent Bookstore Day as we ride the locations featured in last year’s NYT’s bestseller set in the Heights as well as stops at the bookstores in the Heights area! We…

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Come get involved at our February Community meeting!

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / February 4, 2019

HBC is looking for some new members to join our board and for volunteers to help with one or more of our ongoing programs. With your help, we can do even more to improve our biking infrastructure in the Heights, strengthen our community outreach and build a stronger bicycle culture. Join us in our next…

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HBC’s annual December party is Sunday, 12/2/18

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / November 15, 2018

Every December, Heights Bicycle Coalition celebrates its progress, outlines its plans and recognizes community “roll models.” Join the fun on Sunday, December 2, at 4 p.m., in the Secret Garden room at Nighttown, 12383 Cedar Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106.  We will provide a brief update on HBC accomplishments in 2018 and the outlook for 2019.…

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Taylor Road Corridor Study

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / November 12, 2018

Come to a meeting where you’ll have an opportunity to affect plans to improve Taylor Road business districts and make Taylor a “complete street” that accommodates bicyclists, pedestrians and transit, in addition to cars and other motor vehicles.  Your input can make a difference.   The meeting will be in the atrium at Cleveland Heights City…

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Bike Commuting Log

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / October 9, 2018

The Lake “Eerie” Bike Challenge has begun, and you can join in, if so inclined. Our Municipal Planning Organization (MPO), the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA), is encouraging you to log on and ask coworkers, friends, and family to log all bike commutes throughout October on Gohio Commute. When you or others log a…

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Best of Bricks Bike Tour

By Heights Bicycle Coalition / September 30, 2018

Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Meet at corner of Roxboro Road and W. St. James Parkway, just north of Roxboro Elementary School Leader: Mary Dunbar, Cleveland Heights City Councilmember Join us for an all-skills bike ride to learn about the history and architecture of some of Cleveland Heights most noteworthy and impressive…

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