May 17

May 2014 CAR-FREE eNews

AirQualityPartnershipLogoCAT is sponsored in part by the Air Quality Partnership

Know your air quality: airqualityaction.org

CAR-FREE CAT Celebrating 20 Years

Incorporated Operation as an Educational Charity

Want to help plan the celebration in May?

Call 610 954 5744 or email cat@car-free.org


It’s a sure sign of Spring – children on bicycles

GaryWarrenCalypso2014League of American Bicyclists certified Cycling Instructor, Gary Warren, working with the students at Calypso Elementary School. Photo by Matt Smith of the Express-Times

Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative Our thanks to Brian SherryCutters Bike ShopAction Wheels Bike Shop, the Bethlehem Health Bureau, the Bethlehem Police Department, Calypso Elementary School families, employees and volunteers, Frank PavlickGary Warren, Sam Steffen, Dino Martinez, Jr. & Sr. and everybody else that made this BikeEd event possible.

It’s lots of fun to help at a bicycle education event. If you’re interested call the CAT office, 610 954 5744 or email cat@car-free.org. Chances are excellent we’re doing something at an elementary or middle school near you!

Read more about the BikeEd event at Calypso 

Photo: FYI !


3-year old Cyrus gets his first bike helmet

 FREE Helmet Offer for Children Under 10 Extended into 2014


Erin Garvey with her new clean freewheel and trued wheel.   "It was really goobered up", says LCI Mary Anne Winterhoff.

Erin Garvey with her new clean freewheel & trued wheel.

Be one with your bike, learn bicycle maintenance from the best.


This month the class is Tuesdays, May 20th and 27th, from 6-8 PM. Call Scott if you are interested 8454305662

See the Ride Share Video Prepared for CAT by Lehigh Grad Students

LANta to Add 22 Bus Shelters in Easton


 See the latest video about CAT,

featuring League Cycling Instructor, Gary Warren

Learn to Ride Bicycle Confidently Anywhere

CAR-FREE CAT Volunteer Opportunities


Sunday, June 15, 2014, 9AM

Register now for next years Monocacy Way 5K Father’s Day Run

The Monocacy Way 5k Run celebrates the Bethlehem urban trail along the Monocacy Creek. Read more . . .

Take a Stroll Down Your Local Trail

Use CAT’s Internet Trail Map to find the closest trail to you

Help Improve the Lehigh Valley Public Trail Options

Moravian Academy student Haley Greenspan started the bicycle library program

Moravian Academy student Haley Greenspan started the bicycle library program

Buy your bike at full-service bike shop, get FREE BikeEd!

Befriend CAR-FREE CAT on Facebook

People Who Volunteer Live Longer – Volunteer for CAT

Take Smart Cycling Traffic Skills 101 written test online

Rap Song Promotes Lighting Your Bike @ Night

CAT Special Events Calendar

CAT Director’s Calendar


Genesis Bicycles Continues Generous Support of Bicycle Education

Has the U.S. Reached “Peak Car”? in Scientific American


Read other CAR-FREE CAT eNews from the past

Join CAR-FREE.ORG and get your favorite shirt or hoodie emblazoned with our logo and a reflective shared lane marking on the back. Email cat@car-free.org for details.

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