LEBANON VALLEY BICYCLE COALITION is a 501c-3 organization founded in 2008 to make the Lebanon Valley region of Pennsylvania, a better, safer place to bicycle. We work with elected officials and municipal, county and state governments to make certain that new road projects or redesigns consider the needs of bicyclists. We want cyclists to have the necessary skills to be able to bicycle for their transportation, recreation and health. We offer bike rides because we enjoy cycling together. Volunteering will give us more momentum!
Join LVBC as we strive for a safer, more convenient, and less stressed bicycle transportation network in the Lebanon Valley and region. You are joining an advocacy community who cares about bicyclists of all ages, skills and incomes. The 2017 membership dues is any contribution that you are willing to provide. You can join by PayPal which allows for use of a credit card or you can pay by check. Go to "Contribute" at the Menu Bar to access the form or pay on line through PayPal. Your contribution is tax deductible.
LVBC Members Bike Audit and Make Recommendations for SR 322 through Campbelltown
SLMs and BMUFL arrive in Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown Borough is diligently working to have a bicycle friendly community. Shared lane markings (sharrows) have been installed on Market Street which is SR 230 by Penn DOT 8-0. Bikes May Use Full Lane signage is also posted. Penn DOT paid for the cost of installation of the SLMs and the Borough will maintain them when they wear out.
UPDATE: Dauphin Narrows and Banning Bicyclists - PennDOT Has All the Power
On September 14th, Judge Salapa held the Further Prehearing Conference which had been continued for a year to allow PennDOT and the parties to address the issues of concern. Click here to read the update.
Invisible Bicyclists - Bringing Them into the Light
There are hundreds of bicyclists in our region who bike because they have no other choice for their means of transportation. Unfortunately, they are not involved in advocating for better, safer bicycling. What roads are most important for their use and do they have concerns when riding on these roads? What are their destinations? Do they combine bike and bus? We need to bring them into the light. For information on the plight of invisible bicyclists read https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2017/5/1/invisible-bike-riders
LVBC Provides Education at Lebanon City PD's Night Out
For many years LVBC has been providing bicycle safety to youngsters and their parents at the City Police Department's Night Out. Ron Birch and Dean Auchenbach have been constant volunteers for the event. Taking a closer look at the photo, we are also reminded that member Barry Yiengst built the 2 bicycle wheels for the safety game. Ruth Barley took responsibility for designing and having the LVBC banner made. Financial contributions have allowed us to buy prizes and the display board. LVBC has been built on so many individual contributions.