A-State’s Bicycle Friendly Status Is Elevated To Silver

JONESBORO – The first-ever Bicycle Friendly University in the state has now moved up to the next level as Arkansas State University received word today that it has been renewed as a Silver level BFU, according to the League of American Bicyclists.

First selected as a Bronze level BFU in 2014, A-State’s application for renewal earned upgrade to Silver.  Arkansas State is one of 59 Silver level Bicycle Friendly Universities in America, and joins University of Arkansas in Fayetteville as the only Silver institutions among the four BFUs in the state.  A-State was among eight universities like Texas A&M University that were promoted this year to Silver status.

“Congratulations to Arkansas State University for its inclusion in a select class of 45 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Universities nationwide,” says League Executive Director Bill Nesper. “The standards for attaining any of the four levels of awards—Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum—are very high and require deliberate, determined efforts to earn them. Universities and colleges are in a unique leadership position to help encourage and enable people of all ages—especially young adults—to adopt healthy, sustainable habits that can benefit them throughout their lives.”    MORE

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