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Posted on: June 11, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Kenosha County achieves honor toward bike friendly goal

County Executive Jim Kreuser today announced Kenosha County has received an Honorable Mention in its goal toward becoming a Bicycle Friendly Community from the League of American Bicyclists.

“We have learned that we are well on our way to earning the Bicycle Friendly Community designation,” Kreuser said Wednesday. “Together we can work toward the benchmarks set forth in the report card from the League of American Bicyclists as we set our sights on becoming officially bicycle friendly.”

Kreuser said that designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community is important because it assures county residents that officials take seriously a commitment to providing safe bicycling opportunities. It also is a strong gauge of a county that is a vibrant destination for residents and visitors. “It’s a quality of life and a quality of place indicator,” Kreuser said.

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View Bicycle Friendly Community Report Card

To learn more about upcoming bicycle-oriented events in Kenosha County, please see the links below:

DairyAir Dairy Breakfast Ride
Join Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser on a bike ride to the Kenosha County Dairy Breakfast at Herda Farms on Saturday, June 20th.

Bike to Work Week
Ride to work now until June 13th. For each day, you bike to work, you enter the Bike to Work Week Contest for a chance to win various prizes!

Bike Parade
Participants are encouraged to decorate their bikes and dress as their favorite hero or superheroes as part of the bike parade at this year's Kenosha Civic Veterans Parade on Sunday, June 28th.

Bike Sculptures
Bike sculptures will be on display in Downtown Kenosha from June 28-July 11. For more information, contact Francisco Loyola at franciscoloyola@gmail.com

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