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Farless pushes for bike lanes at LV

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Samantha Farless, senior public relations major, is riding on her way to make a change with her senior project, by pushing for the University to include designated bicycle lanes in the campus master plan. “I’d help in the process of trying to make sure things are safer for students,” Farless said. “I feel if they feel safer to ride their bikes more, they would... 

Liu urges reform for helmet law

Al Clark, professor of humanities, rides his bike to work daily. Clark said he believes that the proposed state law to require all bike riders to wear helmets is a good idea because of the dangers for cyclists sharing the road with cars. Clark said all cyclists should be required to wear a helmet because both drivers and cyclists “drive crazily” and many fail to signal./ photo by Jerri White Brooke... 

Leo Bike Library designed to relieve parking

Melissa Gasia Staff Writer The University of La Verne has implemented a bike library, the Leo Bike Library, to help alleviate parking issues enabling students, faculty and staff to borrow a bicycle for free for up to a week. “They can ride them around campus, to or from class and from the dorms to help them not bring cars to campus,” said Parking and Transportation Manager Lisa Grater, who started... 

La Verne could get bike-friendly moniker

Michael Saakyan Staff Writer The League of American Bicyclists is considering the University of La Verne for recognition as a “Bicycle Friendly University” for 2014. According to the League’s website, the applications are scored across the “Five E” categories, which are engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation. Professor of Humanities Al Clark is optimistic about... 

More bike racks would help

According to a 2008 study by the National Carbon Dioxide Information Center, the United States has the twelfth largest carbon footprint in the world with 4.9 metric tons per capita. As the University of La Verne pushes toward a more environmentally friendly campus with the construction of the Campus Center and the new residence hall, it is time that the students follow suit. Parking is always an... 
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