A community coalition to promote bicycle & pedestrian safety in Gainesville and Alachua County, Florida.

Category Archives: Events

Homecoming Gainesville and Bike Parade

Dear Friends,
Have you ever considered what Homecoming day might be like if everybody who has the day off actually gathered someplace AFTER the parade to celebrate not only the Gator Nation, but also the diversity, richness and sustainable aspects of our North Florida community?

Well, we do too and Randy Wells, Albert White and I all [...]

The Kickstand 2nd Year Anniversary Event

Saturday Schedule for February 20th

Saturday Schedule for February 20th
1pm to 3pm      Bike polo (3 on 3 teams), games, registration for scavenger hunt, place food orders for post-event food
3pm                     Scavenger Hunt (registration is $10-$15-$20 sliding scale), family bike ride
4pm to 6pm     Tabling [...]

The Kickstand’s 2nd Anniversary Celebration

Friday and Sunday, Jan. 29 & 31, 2010, location: 722 South Main Street
Friday schedule
7:00pm Art Show, acoustic music, maybe some finger food… if you’re nice at the Kickstand, 722 South Main Street.
7:00pm Bike-In Movie at The 8th Ave Bike and Coffee House: 235 NW 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601. Rumor has it that Breaking Away [...]

Help Take Gainesville to the Next Level as “Bicycle Friendly Community”

Join members of the public and the Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Board (BPAB) on Wed. December 30th, 7pm for a meeting on how to make Gainesville a more bicycle friendly community. This meeting will discuss the application process for getting Gainesville designated a “Bicycle Friendly Community” — a designation which we have had at the Silver [...]

Bicycle Pedestrian Unit in UF Homecoming Parade 2009

Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Board joined by Gainesville Critical Mass & Gainesville Radical Ruckus Community Marching Band, October 16, 2009

Join Bike/Ped board in Homecoming Parade!

Homecoming Parade 2009 is now just 1 week away. We would like to invite you to participate as a walker or bicyclist in our unit. Please RSVP if you can participate — Extra points for creative outfits, unusual bicycles & enthusiasm!
Your Name:
Number of [...]

Volunteer Day at The Kickstand

Volunteer work day at The Kickstand community bike shop, 722 S. Main, July 12, 2009

Bicyclists, Know Your Rights, Wed. Mar. 25th, 7pm

Please join local attorneys, law students and others from the National Lawyers Guild for their “Bicyclists, Know Your Rights!” presentation on the rights and responsibilities of bicyclists under Florida law, Wednesday, March 25th at 7pm.
This event is part of the Civic Media Center’s ongoing “Know Your Rights” series, and the Gainesville Chapter of the [...]

County Hosts Bicycle Rodeo for kids ages 5 to 13, Sat. Mar 28th

To mark Bicycle Safety Month (which is March here in Florida), Alachua County is hosting a bicycle rodeo during the Youth Fair and Livestock Show Saturday, March 28th.
The fair takes place at the county fairgrounds (2900 NE 39th Ave), and the bicycle rodeo portion begins at 9am. . The rodeo will begin at 9 a.m., [...]

Next Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Board (BPAB) Meeting, Tues., Oct. 28, 2008

-Tuesday, October 28, 2008
-7:00 PM – Regular BPAB Meeting
-Alachua County Admin. Bldg (Grace Knight Conference Rm – 2nd Fl)
12 South East 1st Street – Gainesville, Florida
-If you have agenda items for submission, questions/comments/concerns, or if you are a BPAB voting-member and cannot attend the meeting, please contact staff.
Please send agenda [...]