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Urbana Police Department reports successful bike giveaway

Urbana Police Department reports successful bike giveaway

By Vivienne Henning

February 17, 2016

A bike is something that most people consider to be an everyday item. It is a common form of transportation that helps people get from place to place. But for some, a bike isn’t something they may have at their disposal.On Friday morning, the Urbana Police Department issued free bikes to citizens of C...

University resources begin abandoned bike removal

A bike locked on the rack north of the Henry Administration Building has rusted gears and handlebars and is missing a wheel. Parking department employees tag bikes like these before taking them to the Campus Bike Center.

By Lillian Barkley

November 29, 2015

As winter break gets closer and deadlines start piling up, things are forgotten. Usually it’s small things, like quizzes or worksheets. But often, it’s something larger: bicycles.University Facilities and Services will issue impoundment warnings to bikes that appear to be abandoned, and Neutral Cy...

Urbana Police Department hosts free bike giveaway

Urbana Police Department hosts free bike giveaway

By Ben Lash

June 25, 2015

The Urbana Police Department hosted a free bike giveaway on Wednesday. People interested in getting their hands on a bike gathered in front of 704 S. Glover St. in Urbana, where the department implemented a first-come, first-serve system.Although the conditions of each bike varied, all were us...

UPD, Champaign County Sherrif offering free bikes Wednesday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

June 23, 2015

A free bicycle giveaway will take place in Urbana on Wednesday. The event is hosted by the Urbana Police Department and the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office. Bikes will be free for Champaign County residents and are limited to one per-person. Each bike will be offered in its current condition. The giveaway will ...

Avoid packing unnecessary baggage for school

Avoid packing unnecessary baggage for school

By Declan Harty

February 11, 2014

At the beginning of each semester, thousands of students arrive on campus, bringing with them heaps of clothes, treasured pictures of loved ones, and, although perhaps unknowingly, items that they will never use. Unnecessary items brought to campus may range from school supplies to cars, according to Tri...