The Fall Equinox brings shorter days. Shorter days brings darkness. Darkness brings bike lights.
Celebrating the Fall Equinox, the Washington & Lee Generals Bike Club, in cooperation with Bike Arlington, recently decorated student bicycles parked in front of Washington & Lee High School with lights and reflective give aways.
One of the truly incredible things about this the tremendous number of bicycles you see in front of W&L every day. APS recently installed a new bicycle rack in front of the school, increasing the parking capacity at that spot by approximately 50%. And already the new rack is full every morning. Cycling to school at W&L is booming and growing.
The Bike Arlington program of giving away bicycle lights and reflectors is an excellent investment in promoting safe cycling in Arlington. Commuting home, I regularly see these lights on bikes, turning invisible "ninjas" on the trails into PALs. Giving lights to students is great way of promoting safe routes to school.
Nice job W&L Bike Club!