News stories related to Jason’s cycling experience, education, and advocacy.
PRESS PHOTO BY DANA GRUBB Backed by Bethlehem’s Bike Unit, Mayor Bob Donchez and Police Chief Mark DiLuzio accepted a check in the amount of $2,500 from former Police Chief Jason Schiffer, courtesy of the law firm Cohen, Feeley, Altemose and Rambo, where he is now an attorney. DiLuzio said the donation will outfit 8… Continue reading Bikes among best tools
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Some of Bethlehem’s emergency responders will be rolling to the rescue on two wheels instead of four. A new EMS bike medic team will be able to maneuver its way into places that ambulances can’t. This year, it’s anticipated that 30,000 runners will participate in a number of different marathons. The Bethlehem… Continue reading New EMS bike medic team to hit streets in Bethlehem
December 13, 2011|Paul Carpenter “Life is unfair,” President John F. Kennedy said at a press conference on March 21, 1962, in the early stages of American involvement in the Vietnam War. JFK was responding to questions about the inequities of military service, but he could have been talking about Patrick Ytsma, 53, a safety-conscious bicyclist… Continue reading Cyclist Patrick Ytsma’s death has dark irony
Mayor and Police Commissioner pay tribute to LANTA driver and Liberty High School senior who stopped a hit-and-run driver after bicyclist was struck on the Fahy Bridge. By Christina Georgiou (Patch Poster) – April 6, 2012 8:47 am ET Two local heroes were honored by the City of Bethlehem Thursday, three days after they took… Continue reading Men Honored for Stopping Hit-and-Run Driver
On Monday evening, April 2, 2012, an expert cyclist and friend of mine was hit riding his bike on the Fahy (New Street) Bridge in Bethlehem. Miraculously, Frank Pavlick avoided serious injury. Frank is a welder by trade and an Advanced Mechanic Instructor and League of American Bicyclists certified Cycling Instructor who also works with… Continue reading Vehicle v. Bicycle Hit and Run Video – Bethlehem, PA – April 2, 2012