On Wednesday January 9, Pat Budd, a cycling advocate with 50 years of commuting experience, joined the Bicycle Coalition as the new Chair of Bike Bucks County (BBC). Pat didn’t accept this new volunteer position lightly. He came to the meeting of our affiliate Chairs to get a more full understanding of the commitment, and at the end of the night signed on.
Pat replaces Rich Grafius, who had held the position in an interim capacity after BCC Chair Ken Boyle stepped down. This marks the first time in our history that we are at full strength in the suburbs, with a Chair in each of the eight suburban counties in the Philadelphia region. We’re excited about the potential to change the paradigm of suburban transportation!
Looking to get more involved in our growing suburban work? Like the facebook page for your county and send your chair a message!
- Bike Bucks County
- Bike Burlington County
- Bike Camden County
- Bike Chester County
- Bike Delaware County
- Bike Gloucester County
- Bike Mercer County
- Bike Montgomery County
Other ways to get in touch with our suburban movement: Biking the Suburbs FB Group, Biking The Suburbs Twitter Page, email firstname.lastname@example.org and you’ll be connected via email to your county chair.
Through advocacy and education, the Bicycle Coalition leads the movement to make bicycling a safe and fun way to get around for anyone in Greater Philadelphia. We’re a member-funded organization, and we can’t advocate for building out the region’s bicycle network without your support. Join or donate today to partner with us and make your ride better.
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