Items tagged: bicycle safety

Champaign Police to Reinforce Bicycle Safety Sept. 5

 The Champaign Police Department will be conducting a specialized bicycle safety enforcement day on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., to emphasize proper rules of the road for bicyclists. The enforcement zone will be on Green Street between Neil and Wright Street. As more individuals are bicycling to commute, for exercise, or […]

Increased Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety on Kirby Avenue Bridge

On Monday, October 23, 2017 the City of Champaign Public Works Department will activate the flashing yellow beacon system to provide motorists with a visual warning that pedestrians and bicyclists may be present as they cross over the bridge.  To activate the beacons, pedestrians and bicyclists press a button located on either side of Kirby […]

Planning Staff Helps Kids with Bikes, Bike Skills

Ben LeRoy, Associate Planner in the Planned and Development Department, assisted in the Let’s Get Rolling C-U Earn-A-Bike Program for local middle and high school students. This program was led by a partnership of the Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club, the Bike Project of Urbana-Champaign, and the Champaign Urbana Safe Routes to School Project. […]