C.R. orders bike racks for city buses

Cedar Rapids has taken a step toward becoming “bicycle friendly.”

After a delay because of record flooding in June, the city has ordered 27 bike racks to mount on city buses. Friend Judy Lehman, city purchasing manager, says a purchase order for the racks was issued Tuesday.

Sportworks Northwest of Woodinville, WA, will supply the racks at a cost of about $425 each and is expected to deliver them in two or three weeks.

Why put bike racks on buses? Click here for the company’s take on that.

My short answer:

Take the bus to work, pedal home!

Pedal on.

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2 Responses to “C.R. orders bike racks for city buses”

  1. 1 art sibold October 10, 2008 at 4:12 am

    well this is interesting news. I’m looking forward to using this service.

  2. 2 art sibold October 10, 2008 at 4:14 am

    Ive seen this kind of thing in San Diego. Maybe there are other cities that offer racks on public transit. a3

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