ValloCycle Launch!

ValloCycle Student Coordinator Aaron Traywick cuts the ribbon at our launching ceremony on October 13. The ceremony was held at the "Becoming" statue on UM's campus.

Some of the happy faces that helped make ValloCycle happen, from left to right:
UM President Dr. John W. Stewart III, Montevallo Mayor Ben McCrory, UM Student Kyle Richardson, ValloCycle PR Courtney Bennett, Student Coordinator Aaron Traywick, David Belk of the Montevallo Public Works Department, Bicycle Safety & Repair Coordinator Dr. Caroline Miller-Kirby, UM Environmental Club sponsor Dr. Jill Wicknick, ValloCycle Board Chair and Project Director Dr. Hollie Cost, Webmaster Adam Kamerer, Graphic Designer John Nicholson, Jason Cooper of Carmichael Library, Mary Lou Williams of Montevallo Chamber of Commerce, and Parnell Library Representative Christi King.

Check out some of the news coverage that ValloCycle has gotten since its launch:

“ValloCycle Program Rolls into Reality” by Christine Boatwright, Shelby County Reporter

“New bike share program underway in Montevallo” by Shannon Delcambre, Alabama’s 13

“Montevallo Introduces a New Bike Share Program” in My Green Birmingham:

“Montevallo’s Vallocycle program” on Talk of Alabama, ABC 33/40

“Reinventing With Wheels: Montevallo Bike Share Program a Product of New Sustainability Partnerships” by Jesse Chabers, Weld for Birmingham