Public Library to expand electric bike rentals, expanding public’s access to sustainable transportation
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April 12, 2023
Public library to expand electric bike rentals, expanding public’s access to sustainable transportation
ATHENS, Ohio — Join Rural Action, the Athens Public Library, and our community on May 20 from 10 a.m. to noon as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Book-a-Bike program!
Hear speakers who are on the frontline of sustainable energy and transportation efforts in our community, like long-time cycling industry and electric micro-mobility leader Matt Irish, Madison Donohue of Appalachian Understories, and more.
Following the event, join us and our friends for a community bike ride (approximately seven miles) to Eclipse Company Store in The Plains (approximately seven miles) following the event!
In observance of the 10-year anniversary of the Book-a-Bike program, which offers reliable bikes to the public for free, the library will be adding two new electric bikes for public use.
Rural Action is a regional community development organization with a 32-county footprint working with members and community leaders on a range of quality of life, environmental, and economic projects across rural Appalachian Ohio. Its mission is to build a more just economy by developing the region’s assets in environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways. Learn more about Rural Action at www.ruralaction.org
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