New bicycle FIXIT stations installed on campus
November 2, 2015
Flat tires and squeaky brakes will be a thing of the past thanks to the recent installation of three bicycle FIXIT stations on campus. Each station provides a stand to secure a bike and tools necessary to make common bike repairs. A QR code on each station can also be scanned with a smartphone to provide detailed repair instructions. The stations, made in America by Dero, were funded through a Sustainable Action Fund large grant.
Located on the north side of the Wade King Student Recreation Center, the north side of Arntzen Hall, and the west side of Haggard Hall near the bus stop, the three FIXIT stations join an existing station outside of the Outdoor Center on the first floor of the Viking Union.
The FIXIT station project team consisted of former students Morgan Haskins (Philosophy, ‘15), Maxwell Evans (Philosophy, English Literature ’14), and project advisor Kay McMurren, Student Transportation Program Support Supervisor…