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The punchline: Send an e-carol and a kid gets a bike (and helmet).
The League of American Bicyclists‘ Bicycle Friendly University program is almost enough to make me wish I was shopping around for colleges again. The program is part of the Bicycle Friendly America program.
The Bicycle Friendly University program evaluates applicants’ efforts to promote bicycling in five primary areas: engineering, encouragement, education, enforcement and evaluation/planning.
BFU officially launched in September but just announced that the online application went live this past week. Students and alum should encourage their schools to apply.
The Sacramento County Department of Regional Parks seeks to close a lightly used road on the south side of the river near Gold River. The road leads to a gravel bar that is used by fishermen and other people who want to park at the river’s edge.
I don’t ride down that way often but I think I know the road (two guys carrying an inflatable raft walked out in front of me there once nearly causing an accident). From a cycling perspective the closure would likely improve safety.
If you have a strong opinion you should attend the meeting on May 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. at 4200 Temescal St. in Fair Oaks.