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Improving Bicycling and Walking in Fitchburg

City of Fitchburg Recognized as a Gold Bicycle Friendly Business

The City of Fitchburg's Civic Campus was designated a Gold Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) for the summer 2023 award cycle by the League of American Cyclists (the Bike League). The Civic Campus includes City Hall, the Senior and Community Centers, and the Fitchburg Public Library. Fitchburg is the only new BFB in Wisconsin this round.
There are now fourteen BFB's in Fitchburg, first in Wisconsin and tied for fourteenth nationally. Madison has thirteen BFBs.

Platinum
Bike Fitchburg
Wheel & Sprocket

Gold
City of Fitchburg Civic Campus
Griessmeyer Law

Silver
Adesys
Fitchburg Chamber Visitor + Business Bureau
KL Engineering
Race Day Events

Bronze
Fitchburg Family Pharmacy
Oasis Café
SHINE Technologies
Boys and Girls Club Allied Family Center
Delta Beer Lab
Saris

For more information on the city's award and to learn how your business or non-profit can be recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Business, read the city's Media Release.

Kyle Stiegert Greenway: A new amenity for the Capital City State Trail

Bike Features Bike Fitchburg is serving as financial agent and providing volunteer help to develop a memorial bicycle wayside along the Capital City State Trail in memory of Fitchburg resident and avid cyclist Kyle Stiegert. The proposed Kyle Stiegert Greenway will include seating, a repair stand, bike parking, and native plantings between the Longford Terrace underpass and the Capital City-Cannonball Connector. To learn more about Kyle, project plans and status, and how you can help, visit the Project Page

Bike Fitchburg announces senior "Rides for Joe"

In honor of our late, long-time director Joe Imilkowski, the Fitchburg Senior Center will offer monthly, slow-roll Rides for Joe the first Wednesday of each month May through September. Distances of 6-8 and 10-12 miles will be offered, starting at the Senior Center. These rides are free and oriented to seniors, but all are welcome. See our Events page for more information and registration.

BCycles are NOW in Fitchburg!

They have arrived! The Fitchburg Chamber has all the info you need to know about where they are and how to use them! Click here for info.

Want To Help Make Biking Better in Fitchburg?

Bike Fitchburg is seeking some motivated leaders to serve on the Board, Advisory Board, and/or help in other ways. Bike Fitchburg’s mission is to help make all forms of bicycling easier, safer, and fun. Our mission is to keep connectivity alive between neighborhoods and other areas.We are looking for cycling enthusiasts who have leadership/Board experience, knowledge of governance, bylaws, sporting and other events, and nonprofit operations. This type of experience is helpful, but not mandatory. If you are not interested and there are others you know, feel free to send Tony their names or contact information. Email Tony at vicepresident@bikefitchburg.org

Read more Here.


Who is Bike Fitchburg?

As the local bicycle advocacy group for Fitchburg, Wisconsin, Bike Fitchburg works with the mayor, council, and city staff to make biking of all kinds and walking easier, safer, more fun, and more equitable. It also educates people who bike and the general public on bicycle matters and serves as an information clearinghouse.

Bike Fitchburg, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. There are currently no dues or memberships. Our small budget is funded by donations year around and by registrations for our signature ride, "Pick Me Up @ the Border" each fall. You are encouraged to participate by:

• Following our social media feeds
• Answering action alerts to help guide city policy and investment
• Attending our classes and events
• Volunteering to help with the above

We share information through social media. The links are on the right-hand side of this page. Contact us if you have a question or comment, or just post it to our Facebook group or instagram page!

Read more on the about us page.


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