WE BIKE, etc., LLC AWARDED CONTRACT FOR
LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARENESS PROGRAM
Transit for Livable Communities ‘Bike Walk Twin Cities’ Program in St. Paul, Minnesota
to Host Law Enforcement Training Sessions
Green Bay, Wis – July 5, 2011 – WE BIKE, etc., LLC, a national pedestrian and bicycle safety consulting firm, has been awarded the contract to provide law enforcement training for safe bicycling and walking in Minneapolis, Saint Paul and the surrounding communities by Transit for Livable Communities (TLC), a non-profit organization designated to administer the federally funded Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program. Bike Walk Twin Cities, a program of TLC, runs the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Pilot Program.
The contract, which continues through 2012, includes training sessions for law enforcement officers, a toolbox of resources for law enforcement, and technical and advisory services.
“We are very excited to work with Transit for Livable Communities and the law enforcement community. The Twin Cities area is recognized as one of the best areas for bicyclists and we hope to make it even better” says Peter Flucke, president of WE BIKE, etc., LLC.
The first training session of the contract will take place on the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities campus on August 31, 2011, directed primarily at the campus police officers. Additional law enforcement training in other jurisdictions participating in the non-motorized transportation pilot program will take place in 2012.