Volunteers Needed for Campus Bicycle Count

By webcom · September 5, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Campus Bicycle Count

University of Kentucky Transportation Services and the UK Bicycle Advisory Committee are seeking volunteers to collect data for the second annual campus bicycle count to be held Wednesday, Sept. 20. This count will document bike parking patterns. After completion, this study will validate infrastructure improvements made over the last decade and help identify areas for future improvements.

Since the goal is to count all bicycles parked on campus during one class period, volunteers are needed from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Volunteers will meet at 161N Don & Cathy Jacobs Science Building before heading out on campus. As preparation for the bicycle count, volunteers will be required to attend a training session. Participants may choose from a training held on Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in 347 Don & Cathy Jacobs Science Building or a session held on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in 225 Blazer Dining.

The rain date for the event will be Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Participating in the campus bicycle count is a great experience for anyone in the community – a service-learning or research experience for students, service to the University for employees or simply a way for everyday cyclists to give back to the community and improve the future of cycling in Lexington.

The deadline to sign up is Friday, Sept. 15. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Sandra Broadus at sandra.broadus@uky.edu. Please indicate which training session you plan to attend.

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UK Transportation Services strives to improve the quality of life on campus by offering responsive, sustainable and reliable access to infrastructure and mobility solutions. To learn more about transportation options, follow Transportation Services on Twitter @UKParking, or visit us online at www.uky.edu/transportation.