BOULDER – Community Cycles, a nonprofit organization that educates and advocates for the safe use of bicycles, will receive two grants totaling $120,000 from the Denver Regional Council of Governments and Boulder County. These grants, which begin in 2012, will expand Community Cycles’ programs, including its Earn-a-Bike, jail work release, workplace training, and children’s safety programs.
·- DRCOG awarded Community Cycles $50,000 over a two-year period as part of a Federal Highways’ Congestion Mitigation Air Quality initiative. Community Cycles will apply the funding to conduct bike-training workshops at local businesses to encourage bike commuting. This program will begin in March. Businesses in Boulder County and along the U.S. 36 corridor are eligible to participate.