Town goes pedal friendly with the aid of Bucks County Bi­cy­cle Com­pany

The Advance of Bucks County - - NEWTOWN AREA -

LANdHORNE – Bi­cy­cling in Langhorne Bor­ough just got friend­lier.

Four new bike racks, do­nated by the Bucks County Bi­cy­cle Com­pany, are now in place at strate­gic lo­ca­tions through­out town to en­cour­age bike ac­tiv­ity and en­vi­ron­men­tally friendly travel.

The four hook and loop style bike racks have been in­stalled at the “Mayor’s Play­ground,” Langhorne Cof­fee House, the his­toric Hick’s House and Will Travel Agency. The do­na­tions were made pos­si­ble through the co­op­er­a­tion and guid­ance of the Langhorne Bor­ough Busi­ness As­so­ci­a­tion.

“We are happy to be con­tribut­ing to the Lower Bucks County bi­cy­cle com­mu­nity,” said Bucks County Bi­cy­cle Com­pany owner 6FRWW WuHsFKLn­sNL. “, KRSH WKLs sLJnL­fiHs D ma­jor step for­ward in the move­ment to­ward cre­at­ing a more bi­cy­cle friendly area.”

In ad­di­tion, Bucks County Bi­cy­cle Com­pany has do­nated a large com­mer­cial bike rack to Maple Shade El­e­men­tary School in Bris­tol Town­ship in honor of National Bike to School Day on May 8.

The new bike rack en­abled Maple Shade to SDrWLFLSDWH Ln WKH nDWLRnDO HYHnW IRr WKH firsW time. An assem­bly fo­cus­ing on bike safety and eti­quette, as well as bike and hel­met checks for stu­dents fol­lowed the do­na­tion an­nounce­ment.

Stu­dents are now able and en­cour­aged to bike to school as a healthy and “green” al­ter­na­tive.

Event co­or­di­na­tors Beth dundy of Aria Health and Kim­berly Everett of Bucks County Safe Kids Coali­tion, as well as Maple Shade El­e­men­tary Prin­ci­pal Bill Haws and Penn­syl­va­nia State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Tina Davis, col­lec­tively worked with Bucks County Bi­cy­cle Com­pany to en­sure the new op­por­tu­nity for stu­dents was car­ried out with safety as a top pri­or­ity.

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