Medina library certified as bike friendly for its services to cyclists

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 17 September 2019 at 3:08 pm

Provided photo: This bike rack at Lee-Whendon Memorial Library in Medina was created by the welding class at Orleans-Niagara BOCES. It was added to the library about two years ago.

MEDINA – Lee-Whedon Memorial Library in Medina is latest local site to be approved as “bike friendly” by Parks & Trail New York.

The library filled out a survey and application through Parks & Trails. The library on Park Avenue offers a bicycle repair station outside the main entrance for anyone to use. Lee-Whedon also offers WiFi internet access, computers, a fill-up water fountain and a welcoming community space.

Other Medina sites that are certified as “bike friendly” include the Bunkhaus Hostel, Fitzgibbons Public House, the Orleans County YMCA and The Hart House Hotel.

Tinsel, an ice cream shop in Albion, also is deemed bike friendly in Orleans County.

To see a map of the sites recognized by Parks & Trails, click here.

Parks & Trails started the bicycle-friendly certification program in 2017 to recognize and promote businesses that provide special accommodations for bicyclists.

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