Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition ditches cars to walk, ride or roll during sixth annual Active Commute Week

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to not start your engines. The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition’s (GGRBC) Active Commute Week takes place Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16. Whether it’s cruising on a bicycle or hopping on...

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GGRBC Open Annual Meeting brings premier of movie "Superior"

by (Greater Grand R...)

Submitted 10-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

It's that time of year! Falling leaves, pumpkins, halloween and nonprofit annual meetings. If the last item on that list doesn't seem like a whole lot of fun, the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition (GGRBC) is out to make Annual...

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Downtown day camp provides kids opportunity to shape our city

by (lwells)

Submitted 11-05-2014 under VOICES

It wasn’t the layers of grime on my son’s face and clothes or the continuous recap of a day spent on the farm at Blandford. Nor was it the tie-dyeing of t-shirts or Friday afternoon vegetable sale that stirred something inside me about...

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Winter bicycling tips: Bike year round and be safe!

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 12-03-2009 under NEWS

More and more Grand Rapidians are choosing to give up the automobile for the bicycle. They are learning that if you are equipped correctly, you can ride your bicycle year round. Drivers expect less bicyclists in colder months, so it is up to the...

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