On Wednesday afternoon, July 13th, the Roosevelt University Schaumburg Campus community can to learn about and provide valuable input about bicycling in Schaumburg. Come meet with members of Active Transportation Alliance, who are working with the Village of Schaumburg to improve cycling in the region, for a focus group on the needs and opportunities for biking around the Schaumburg Campus.
This is one of two focus groups planned for July by Schaumburg’s Bikeways Plan Steering Committee, an ad hoc group working with Active Transportation Alliance on a grant to improve Schaumburg’s bike safety and signage, expand the existing 87-mile local trail/pathway network, and encourage biking for recreation and alternative transportation. RU has two members on the Steering Committee: Professor Mike Bryson of the College of Professional Studies, and SUST undergrad major / environmental sustainability intern Kenton Franklin. The July 13 focus group is an extraordinary opportunity for everyone in the RU community to ask questions and provide input in Schaumburg’s bicycle planning efforts.
- Where and when: Wednesday, July 13th, 2:30-3:30pm, room 706 (Sch Campus)
- Who should come: Anyone who works or studies at RU’s Sch Campus, whether you bike in the area or not
- RSVP: Drop a note to Mike Bryson (firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-619-8735) if you can make it or have questions
And for the adventurous: if you can bike to campus, or can bring your bike on your car, join Professor Bryson for a ride after the meeting from campus to one of the nearby forest preserves, such as Busse Woods or the Paul Douglas Forest Preserve, via the on-street bike pathways (check out a pdf map here). We’ll plan our ride right after the meeting, assuming the weather’s good.