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!

The Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival is coming up the first weekend in February as usual.   And, as usual, the Bucknell Office of Civic Engagement is putting on the Polar Bear Plunge as a fundraiser for the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership.  All entry fees for the plungers go to the LDP.  In addition, many plungers also raise funds for other … [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...]

Responding to Truck Traffic in Lewisburg

Walk It! Bike It! Lewisburg joins the chorus of people calling for a response to the increase in truck traffic in Lewisburg arising from road construction detours elsewhere in the Valley.  Rather than telling others, whether PennDOT or municipal officials or trucking companies, what they should do, we have some recommendations for what we can all do … [Read more...]

Educated Voters + Educated Candidates = Good Community Outcomes

Walk It! Bike It! Lewisburg works on an ongoing basis to provide public input and background on walking and biking issues to public officials in the Lewisburg area.  Given our regular interface with municipalities and our efforts to coordinate with institutions like the public school system, it is part of our role as advocates on this issue to educate … [Read more...]