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Published on June 23rd, 2015 | by GrowWNY Intern

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GObike Buffalo

Meet the member organizations of the Western New York Environmental Alliance! 

Organization Name:  GObike Buffalo (formerly Green Options Buffalo)

Mission: To create healthy, environmentally sustainable, community friendly transportation options in the City of Buffalo.

Vision:  For Buffalo to become one of the nation’s most bike friendly cities through engineering, education, and encouragement.

Key Achievements:

  • Awarded Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business award and facilitated City of Buffalo’s Bronze Level Bicyclist Friendly Community by the League of American Cyclists
  • 185 of our signature bicycle racks were installed across the city in 2011, bringing the total to over 330.
  • The Community Bicycle Workshop successfully expanded the open shop days to four days a week (historically only open three) in summer 2014 & recycle an estimated 500 bikes annually.

Leadership: Justin Booth, Executive Director

Established Date: 2008

Location:

  • Office: 640 Ellicott Street Suite 447 / Buffalo, NY 14203
  • Community Workshop: 98 Colvin Avenue / Buffalo, NY 14216

Website and social media:

Contact Information:

Significant Organizational Events/Activities:

  • SkyRide
  • Tour de Farms
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Recycle-A-Bicycle

Membership Offered: Yes

This membership profile was created by UB Honors Student Shainna Belocura, Fall 2014.


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