Claremont moves forward with regional bikeshare program

Claremont is one of a group of San Gabriel Valley cities piloting shared Gotcha e-bikes. A new ordinance means other vehicles could follow.

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Bike polo: A closer look at Claremont’s most DIY team

If you ever walk past Frary Dining Hall between 2-4 p.m. on a Friday, you may stop to admire the spectacle that is Claremont’s bike polo team. On a typical afternoon, you will likely see five to 10 players steering bicycles one-handed through Bixby Plaza, jousting (when opponents charge at

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Ofo hits the brakes: Bike-share company pulls out of Claremont

Bike-share company ofo has decided to leave the Claremont Colleges, ending a popular but sometimes controversial program that offered a convenient transportation option for students. The departure was announced in an email to Pomona College students Thursday afternoon by Bob Robinson, Assistant Vice President of Facilities and Campus Services. He

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News Bites – Week of Sept. 16

Pin pad step installed as extra security at Scripps College residence halls Scripps College residence halls now require both an ID card swipe and a personalized four-digit pin for entry. In addition to increased entrance security, basement laundry facilities are being relocated or further secured, according to emails sent Aug.

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Ofo Bike Share Program Extends Free Trial

  Bike sharing company ofo has extended its free pilot program following what it says has been a successful start at the 5Cs, exceeding expectations. “It took off,” said Austin Marshburn, ofo’s head of universities. “Really bigger than I thought it might have been. It’s not something I was expecting

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HMC Bicycle Class Changes the Gears of Local Government

Few politics classes at the 5Cs are as hands-on as Bicycle Revolution. The Harvey Mudd College class, first taught during the Spring 2016 semester by Professor Paul Steinberg, has students bike to meetings with advocacy groups and city officials. The class, which is offered again next semester, focuses on environmental politics, specifically on political

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Campus Safety Focuses on Decreasing Bike Thefts

About a month ago, Frank Bedoya, Pomona College's senior associate dean of campus life, witnessed a bike theft.  “I observed a car drive up by the bike racks over by Pomona Hall,” Bedoya said. Bedoya then saw two people with backpacks leave the cars and approach the bike racks. Suspicious, he called campus

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