Bowdoin Earns ‘Silver’ for Bike-Friendly Campus

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A national group has recognized Bowdoin as a “bike-friendly” organization, applauding its compact, flat campus, its ample bike racks and its student-run bicycle-sharing group, the Yellow Bike Club, which rents out bicycles cheaply to students and helps maintain them.

After reviewing Bowdoin’s application, the League of American Bicyclists designated the College with a silver status. The organization’s Bicycle Friendly University program has three designations of gold, silver and bronze, which are awarded based on whether the school provides an environment for cyclists of all skill levels to ride safely and comfortably. Read the full story.

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