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February 18, 2014
February Momentum Newsletter

At a recent Bike Plan Stakeholders' Meeting, we asked: "What is one word you would use to describe bicycling in Fort Collins?"and these were the responses: 

 


Help us make bicycling in Fort Collins even more fun than it already is! The next month is filled with opportunities to contribute to the planning process at FC Bikes. Come visit one of the Open Houses or comment on the WikiMap with notes about bike routes in town.  We value your input! 

City Bike Projects & Programs

Citywide Planning Projects Open House

Thursday, February 20 from 4:30 to 7:00pm at Museum of Discovery

Provide input on multiple City projects and plans, including the 2014 Bicycle Master Plan, Bike Share, the Remington Greenway and Midtown in Motion.  For more information,  click here.

 

 

 

 

 

Community Bicycle Master Plan Open House

Wednesday, March 12  from 4:00 to 7:00pm at Lincoln Center, Columbine Room 

The City is developing a Bicycle Master Plan to shape the future of bicycling in Fort Collins, and we want to hear from you! This plan will build upon all of the great things about biking in Fort Collins and will establish a blueprint for realizing a world-class city for cycling, where people of all ages and abilities can safely and comfortably ride a bicycle. Join us at the Bike Plan Open House to learn about new strategies for improving bicycling and share your ideas to help create a more bikeable community. With great giveaways and interactive activities, you won't want to miss it!  Please RSVP to Lori Bichler at lbichler@fcgov.com or 970.221.6705. For more information, please visit our website:  www.fcgov.com/bikeplan.

 

 

Show us where you ride!

Available until March 21

Check out our online WikiMap, a map-based tool for you to give us your input. Show us where you ride, problem areas, recommended locations for bike parking and bike share stations, and upload photos. 

 
 
 
 

Traffic Skills 101 Course 

LAB

Saturday, May 10 from 8:15am to 4:00pm at Westbridge Medical Suites

This FREE course, based on the League of American Bicyclists curriculum, covers sharing the road, rules of the road, bicycle safety checks, on-bike skills and crash avoidance techniques.  FREE lunch and materials are included for those who register. It's recommended for students above the age of 14 years. For more information, contact Becky Moriarty at  rmoriarty@fcgov.com or 970.224.6112.  To sign up for the course, please click here  
 
Get Involved
National Bike Summit LAB
March 3-5, 2014 in Washington DC
The 2014 National Bike Summit, including the National Women's Bicycling Forum, will unite the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill to advance bicycle safety, funding and equity. Join more than 700 participants from all 50 states as we build momentum in Congress for a Bicycle Friendly America. For more information, please visit:  www.bikeleague.org/summit

Fort Collins Bike Library Season Opening  FC Bike Library
April 4 
A joint project of Bike Fort Collins and the City of Fort Collins' FC Bikes program, the Bike Library provides free bicycles to Fort Collins visitors and community members for up to three days; after that, it's just $10 per day.  Check out our new location at the Downtown Transit Center. For more information, please visit www.fcbikelibrary.org.
Be a Bike Ambassador . . . if you dare!
BAP

Bicycle Ambassadors learn about safe cycling and have opportunities to share that knowledge with others. You can engage at a variety of levels. Check out the new website and become an ambassador today! www.bicycleambassadorprogram.org

 

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If you have an event, class or news that you would like included in a future issue of the Fort Collins Momentum Newsletter, please email Becky Moriarty at rmoriarty@fcgov.com

Sincerely,

Becky Moriarty

FC Bikes Program Specialist

O: 970.224.6112

rmoriarty@fcgov.com

I Bike FC 

 

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 Poudre Trail Closure at Woodward Detour Map

Poudre Trail Closure at Vine Detour Map

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