Cycling Workshop Teaches Safety and Skills

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    The Orinda Traffic Safety Advisory Committee and Orinda City Council sponsored Orinda’s first bicycle safety education program on May 11 on the blacktop at Wagner Ranch Elementary School. The fun-filled event, open to children and their parents, was taught by Bike East Bay and came on the heels of Bike to Work Day. More than 30 children received hands-on educational experience in cycling, equipping them with the skills needed to safely ride a bike in the community, with an emphasis on biking as a form of multimodal transportation. Orinda Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Chair Laura Bisesto says she is “thrilled by the enthusiasm for this inaugural class and looks forward to proposing this as an annual event.” To learn more about Bike East Bay and other cycling workshops in nearby areas, go to https://bikeeastbay.org.

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