They Pitched In So You Can Pitch In

Have you seen the new recycling bins on Market Street?  It's a huge new development.  And it wouldn't have happened without the enthusiasm and dedication of some very young and very engaged local residents.  They form a group known as Active Millennials for Progress.  The recycling campaign is something they approached the Borough Council … [Read more...]

Sponsor a Something for Walk It! Bike It!

In lieu of the cancelled Polar Bear Plunge fundraiser, Walk It! Bike It! Lewisburg is offering the Cross-Trail Winter Challenge. The goal is to journey along the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail mid-winter by any (legal) means possible. That means, regardless of the groundcover or weather that day, make some tracks. It could be a walk in the park... or in a … [Read more...]

Borough Conservation Advisory Group

The River Town Team is working with area conservation professionals, educators, and Borough officials and staff to develop a short term plan to improve local conservation methods and practices in line with the aspirations outlined in the Bull Run Greenway Plan.  The group is examining the different streambank public spaces not so much in terms of their … [Read more...]

Sponsor a Soaking for Walk It! Bike It!

UPDATE:  Due to concerns over safety conditions with ice on the shore, this year's Polar Bear Plunge has been cancelled!  The Ice Festival is still on, of course, so be sure to check out the fun and relative lack of people going to extremes on Market Street Friday and Saturday.  And Walk It! Bike It! is still hoping to raise some funds.  … [Read more...]

Clean Up Taking Place Nov 12!

CLEANUP WILL TAKE PLACE SUNDAY, NOV 12, from 2 to 4!!! As the leaves change and eventually come off the trees, we see their underlying stark beauty.  Unfortunately other underlying things become evident as well – like litter left lying in the leaves.  The Lewisburg Neighborhoods Corporation and the Lewisburg River Town Team will be holding a … [Read more...]

Stay Off the Tracks! (Except During Our Cleanup)

When is it legal to walk on railroad tracks?  Only when you have the express permission of the owner/operator, are under oversight, and have signed an official liability waiver -- i.e., pretty much never.  Except for during the Community Cleanup we'll be doing on Sunday October 29 NOVEMBER 12 from 2 to 4pm.  Come … [Read more...]

Lewisburg Area Candidate Voices on Walking and Biking Fall 2017

Walk It! Bike It! sent three questions to all municipal and school board candidates on the ballot in the Lewisburg Area School District.  That includes East Buffalo Township, Kelly Township, Lewisburg Borough, and Union Township.  The candidates were also invited to attend a Meet & Greet on Oct 19 at Earl's Bicycle Store in advance of the … [Read more...]

Voters’ Voices

In October, Walk It! Bike It! invited local candidates and voters to gather for a Meet & Greet at Earl's Bicycle Store.  We got to hear briefly from the candidates at the event and converse with them one-on-one.  We had also asked them three questions in advance and posted their written answers on our website here.  Here are the basic … [Read more...]

Wetland Walk

For the past two years, the River Town Team has organized tours of the newly created wetlands at the Penn House Commons development, adjacent to Giant grocery store.  We are glad to be able to announce a follow up tour to be held just upstream from the earlier tours on Saturday morning, October 21, at 10am.  We will meet at the pedestrian bridge … [Read more...]

Bike Survey 2017 Update

A decade ago, the Lewisburg Borough Traffic Advisory Committee conducted a survey of people who bike and people who would like to bike "if only..." in the Lewisburg area.  In the intervening years... the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail has come on line, the Penn House Commons development has gone in, the Lewisburg Area High School has move out of … [Read more...]