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UM Earns "Gold Standard" for Bicycle Friendliness

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MISSOULA -

The University of Montana earns a gold-level standard for being one of the country's most bike friendly universities.

The League of American Bicyclists recognized UM's commitment to improving conditions for bicyclists on campus.

UM recently improved a connection to the riverfront trail system for people commuting on a bicycle, and officials are planning to construct a bike repair hub on campus within a year.

Nancy Wilson, of ASUM Transportation, said, "I just think it's important for the University of Montana to let young people know that we have an active community, and that it's a great place to live without a car, which saves you a lot of money as a student."

UM is now one of 75 bicycle friendly universities across the U.S.

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