BAM! Bicycle Advisory Meeting
Visit I Bike UIC’s Facebook for more info in BAM Meetings!
The UIC Bicycle Advisory Meeting comes together quarterly to discuss biking issues on campus such as bike parking, bike events and other.
Planning for Bike 2 Campus Week is a joint effort with BAM! and the CCSE Events and Activities subcommittee. The notes from the meetings are below as well as on the CCSE page.
Bike Smarts Quiz:
New and improved Divvy discount for UIC students
See a list of tasks to do to make this a great event! Feel free to sign up to take the lead on any event!
Pictures from pitstops and west side bike story
Pictures from EcoJam
March 25th 2014
12:00 – 1, African American Cultural Center, 2nd Floor, LibraryAGENDA/MinutesBike2Campus Week April 21-25: Competition highlights, Pitstops, prizes
URL: http://www.bike2campus.com/ Please log your bike trips during the week and have a chance at prizes! Staff/Faculty encouraged to join students in the enjoyment of cycling to work. Final poster coming soon.
Two campus Pit stops for free smoothies and swag, EcoJam, and West side bike event are posted on our calendar: http://sustainability.uic.edu/earthmonth/
EcoJam: April 22, Quad, 10-2. Safety checks earn free bike bell and tiny bike races from West Town Bikes. NOTE More free stuff! Bring your bike for safety check and get a bike bell and tube of sunscreen from the Wellness Center. Challenge a buddy to a tiny bike race!
News from the Mayor- Minutes: http://bike2015plan.org/mbac/MBAC%20Minutes_031214.pdf . Not a lot directly related to UIC except for the Harrison St. bike lanes coming next fall. Updates for Streets for Cycling can be found on their FB page “Chicago Streets for Cycling Plan 2020”.
Matt Schmitz – SPH researcher on his bike project. This small study looks at particulate levels in traffic as workplace exposures. Learn more and talk to the researchers at The SPH Student Research Day, Tuesday 4/8 in the SPHPI Gymnasium (1st Floor). Public Viewing of posters will occur between 12:00pm to 2:30pm. Students are available to answer questions between 2:00pm to 2:30pm. The two posters related to his group shouldn’t be hard to find, but the presenting students are Sheewin Pananookooln and Hugh Fritz.
Stuedent group College of Cycling to be revived. Contact Rafid Rahman, President, at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
New Business: End of year bike drive possible?; Pass the word that we’re looking to collect unused bikes at EcoJam for West Town Bikes on April 22.
SEO Bike parking lot- Coming soon to a mud-pit near you! Stay tuned for more details and updates.
Police report- Police are working on the bike drive and registration events. More details as they are available will be forwarded.
Also good to know about: Chicago 2012 Crash Reporthttp://www.cityofchicago.org/content/dam/city/depts/cdot/bike/general/BikeCrashReport2012.pdf
And League of IL Bicyclists has lots of maps and club info:http://www.bikelib.org/