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The college has a 30-year-old bicycle parking policy that says no bikes in the middle part of the campus. Is that bike friendly? It certainly does not encourage sustainable transportation or healthy lifestyle. The bike racks are in the parking lot and one is next to portable classrooms. That certainly does not encourage faculty, staff or students to use bicycles as transportation.

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This is what was on my bike when I parked my bike under cover on a rainy day. The bike was not in anyone’s way. The Peg Studio does not have a bike parking rack. The correct location would be the Student Services Building parking lot.

Come to the Mayfield Library and check out our “Bicycles as Transportation” exhibit.

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Check out how you can use your bicycle as transportation in Nashville.

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This is near the Riverfront Train Station in downtown Nashville.

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Bicycle parking at NSCC is out in the car parking lot. Cars can actually park closer to the buildings than the bikes. Bikes are not allowed in the interior of the campus.

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

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