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