Quad Cities Bicycling for the Future Jan. 17


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Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 2:57 pm
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Press release submitted by QC Tag


Make sure you set your agenda for Thursday evening, January 17th. That's the time for all bicyclists in the Quad Cities to assemble and hear about what's in the works within our cities for bike transportation.

"Quad Cities Bicycling for the Future" from 6:30 to 8:30, Jan. 17, with snacks and social starting at 5:30.
Western Illinois University – Quad Cities, 3300 River Drive, Moline, rooms 103-104.

Sponsored by The League of Illinois Bicyclists and the Iowa Bicycle Coalition.

All five cities will present their plans for bicycling in the near future. Also a panel of 9 citizen bicycle groups will give their views.



















 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
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