Action

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Our action accomplishments

Light the Night :
800 sets of bike lights distributed by BRPD and others to riders without lights. Expanding this program to distribute lights and information packets through schools.

Bicycle Workshops :
Runs League of American Bicyclists-certified bicycle safety classes for bicyclists of all ages and skill levels. In 2016, three bicycle workshops were put on for children (elementary and middle school aged). Total of 60 participants throughout the year plus parents.

Bicycle Maintenance Classes:
In 2016, one class with 8 participants. Under BRASS, 4 years of classes

Bicycle Parking :
Installed 20 BBR custom bike racks in BR. City installed an additional 70 bicycle rings around downtown Baton Rouge. Initial fabricator has installed racks in NOLA, Alexandria, several other LA cities. Request a rack!

Velo! Velo! :
Organized very popular and successful themed rides called Velo!Velo! Themes have included Day of the Dead cemetery rides, bird watching, garden tours, green businesses, and art exhibits. Rides have been in partnership with various organizations such as the Historical Society and the Arts Council. 2011: four rides, ...other stats?

Festival Bike Parking :
Encouraged people to ride to festivals downtown by offering a bike valet service. 400+ bikes parked in 2016.

Social Ride Component of Other Events :
Partnered with community event organizers to host social rides as a part of the event. Led rides as part of Better Block BR, Wonder South River Riders…more?