Children’s bicycles needed for annual Holiday Bike Drive 2017

Our New Standard Cycles program is seeking donations of children’s bikes for our annual Holiday Bike Drive in conjunction with Blessings in a Book Bag. After volunteers recondition the bicycles, they will be given to deserving children selected by Blessings in a Bookbag on Dec. 16. Here’s coverage of last year’s event from Fox 28: Savannah Bicycle Campaign gives 53 children bikes this Christmas. Bikes can be dropped off at 1301 Lincoln St on the following days and times:…

Be smart! Ride your bike to St. Patrick’s Day!

Bogata has Ciclovia, Atlanta has Streets Alive! and we have St. Patrick’s Day, a time when Savannah’s streets are closed to cars (except those carrying dignitaries), at least while the parade is in process. If you are heading downtown to join in the festivities, do yourself a favor and go by bike. Driving a car into downtown and trying find parking on Savannah’s most famous holiday — and, really, anytime between now and Sunday night…

Walk, ride your bike or take the bus to Parking Matters open house meetings on March 3 and 4

The Parking Matters Plan is a collaborative effort between the CORE MPO, through the Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission and the City of Savannah. Public open house meetings will be held on Thursday, March 3, from 4-7 p.m. (Presentation at 6 p.m.) at the Holiday Inn Express, 199 Bay Street and on Friday, March 4, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Presentation at Noon) at the Metropolitan Planning Commission, 112 E. State St. Improving bicycle…

We are teaming up with Tybee Island to light the night on March 5

The City of Tybee Island Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Committee is hosting a Light the Night Bike Ride on Saturday, March 5.  Beginning at 6 p.m. at the Memorial Park Pavilion, we’ll be offering free bike safety checks and minor adjustments. We’ll also have helmets available for sale at very affordable prices. Free bike lights will be provided by Tim’s Bike & Beach Gear, and we’ll award a prize for the brightest bike. The ride…

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Jan. 30 bike sale benefits our New Standard Cycles program

Are you in the market for a new-to-you ride? On Saturday, Jan. 30, we are selling used, but fully reconditioned bicycles at the Savannah Bazaar, from 3-8 p.m. at 101 N. Fahm St. Bikes are sold on a first come, first served basis, so if you see one you like in the gallery below, make sure to get there early. If you join the Savannah Bicycle Campaign at the time of your purchase, you’ll receive…