The Daily Illini

Campus Bike Center receives $50,000 in funding

James Roedl inflates a tire at the Campus Bike Center, located at 608 E. Pennsylvania Avenue in Champaign. The project collects used bicycles and refurbishes them for further use and recently received funding to continue its work.

By Edward Gathercoal

August 25, 2014

Earlier this year, the Campus Bike Center was struggling to find funding sources to continue its operation after it lost two previous donors. Before CBC reached its June 30 deadline, the University’s administration agreed to fund the center for one additional year to allow it to build a self-sustai...