Did You Know?

Half of school children walked or biked to school in 1969, but only 13 percent were doing it in 2009.

Major in Bike-ology at Moraine Valley

It won't help you transfer to Butler or Connecticut, but taking Moraine Valley Community College's slate of non-credit bicycle classes this Spring and Summer will build your confidence working on your bicycle, riding to school or work, and riding with your kids. Classes taught by your friendly neighborhood Active Trans and the Chicagoland Bicycle Education Collective. Click here for Spring and Summer 2010 non-credit class schedules, click on Alphabet listing, and look under Fintess/Health/Sports. Next classes up:

• Bicycle Commuting, May 1, 9 AM to Noon [Class code FT4-635-270]
• Bicycle Maintenance, May 22, 9 AM to Noon [Class code FT4-605-270]
• Smart Traffic Cycling, June 5, 9 AM to Noon [Class code FT4-615-270]

Click here for a Google map to MVCC. Pace also runs routes to the school, including from Midway airport.