Xenia-themed bike racks unveiled


Several new Xenia-themed bike racks were recently installed around the city. According to a release from the City of Xenia, Greene County Career Center students and Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright helped to design, fabricate and paint the 12 new bike racks.


Nathan Pilling | Greene County News

Several new Xenia-themed bike racks were recently installed around the city. According to a release from the City of Xenia, Greene County Career Center students and Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright helped to design, fabricate and paint the 12 new bike racks.


Nathan Pilling | Greene County News

Several new Xenia-themed bike racks were recently installed around the city. According to a release from the City of Xenia, Greene County Career Center students and Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright helped to design, fabricate and paint the 12 new bike racks.


Nathan Pilling | Greene County News

Xenia Daily Gazette

XENIA — In a public-private partnership, the City of Xenia is showcasing newly designed bicycle racks in historic Downtown Xenia directly in front of Toward Independence Inc., 81 E. Main St.

Xenia being a bike destination and this location is at the intersection of four popular bike trails representing the nation’s largest paved trail networks. The partnership worked with the Greene County Career Center and Twist, Inc., to fabricate and design 12 new bike racks that will allow cyclists to secure their bicycles as they either visit, work, shop or live in Downtown Xenia.

The City of Xenia Planning and Zoning Department recruited GCCC welding instructor Mike Thompson and his students to design and fabricate the ornamental bicycle racks. Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright – a local industrial metal fabrication business – offered to professionally paint the racks free of charge.

According to a release, “The unique partnership signals the city’s recognition of the important economic development impact of cyclists on the local economy, as well as the potential of public-private partnerships to implement community improvements in a way that reduces taxpayer cost and provides an educational opportunity for local students.

The city’s official unveiling will take place 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 22. The general public is invited to the unveiling.

Several new Xenia-themed bike racks were recently installed around the city. According to a release from the City of Xenia, Greene County Career Center students and Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright helped to design, fabricate and paint the 12 new bike racks.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_bikes1.jpgSeveral new Xenia-themed bike racks were recently installed around the city. According to a release from the City of Xenia, Greene County Career Center students and Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright helped to design, fabricate and paint the 12 new bike racks. Nathan Pilling | Greene County News

Several new Xenia-themed bike racks were recently installed around the city. According to a release from the City of Xenia, Greene County Career Center students and Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright helped to design, fabricate and paint the 12 new bike racks.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_bikes2.jpgSeveral new Xenia-themed bike racks were recently installed around the city. According to a release from the City of Xenia, Greene County Career Center students and Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright helped to design, fabricate and paint the 12 new bike racks. Nathan Pilling | Greene County News

Several new Xenia-themed bike racks were recently installed around the city. According to a release from the City of Xenia, Greene County Career Center students and Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright helped to design, fabricate and paint the 12 new bike racks.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_bikes3.jpgSeveral new Xenia-themed bike racks were recently installed around the city. According to a release from the City of Xenia, Greene County Career Center students and Twist Inc. CEO Joe Wright helped to design, fabricate and paint the 12 new bike racks. Nathan Pilling | Greene County News
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