Boulder County Commissioner Claire Levy speaks to members of Cyclist 4 Community. The organization on Wednesday presented to Levy a check for $30,000 in matching funds for the feasibility study to build a bikeway from Boulder to Lyons. (Cliff Grassmick/Staff Photographer) Cyclists 4 Community Chairman Rob Andrew described it as the culmination of “a lot of hours and work and paperwork” — a check for $30,000 in matching funds that will kick-start plans to build a bikeway from Boulder to Lyons. Cyclists 4 Community and Boulder County Commissioner Claire Levy, center, stand for a portrait with a check for $30,000 in matching funds for a feasibility study on bikeway from Boulder to Lyons. (Cliff Grassmick/Staff Photographer) Members of Wednesday Morning Velo, a Boulder cycling group, gathered outside Amante North on Broadway on Wednesday morning to present the check to Boulder County Commissioner Claire Levy, a proponent for new bikeways to be built across the Boulder County area.
“I am thrilled to be able to accept this money,” she said to the crowd of more than 70 cyclists.
Cyclists 4 Community , an advocacy group founded in 2013, seeks to create safe roads for Boulder County cyclists and drivers alike. Gathering money for the project has been a long time coming, according to Cyclists 4 Community Board Member Mark Flolid. Matching funds were the first step to earning a potential grant to build the Boulder to Lyons bike path that cyclists have been petitioning for.
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