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BRASS and BikeBR Records

 Collection
Identifier: brfa051

Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection reflect the activities of BRASS and the CRPC Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Committee from 2009-2012. Papers related to BRASS/BikeBR are divided into four folders containing materials created by the organization and relating to projects, events, and advocacy. The Capital Region Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee folders contain meeting agendas and notes, grant applications, and emails. Supporting materials in the remaining folders were collected by members of BRASS/BikeBR but created by other organizations and include news articles, maps, and promotional materials.

Dates

  • 2009-2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection. The East Baton Rouge Parish Library adheres to Copyright laws as set forth by Title 17 of the United States Code. Please refer to the Copyright Statement in the appendix portion of the Baton Rouge Room Collection Development Policy.

Biographical / Historical

Baton Rouge Advocates for Safe Streets (BRASS) was first organized in 2006 to advocate bicycle safety and favorable bicycle laws as well as health and bicycling. In 2010 the organization held the first annual Velo Louisiane Bicycle Festival Weekend. BRASS also has a close relationship with the Capital Region Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee and has worked with the city-parish government on projects to add and improve bike paths in the area. Their bike friendly business initiative encourages local businesses to provide bicycling amenities such as bike racks and other benefits to customers or employees who arrive by bike. As of 2012 the organization became known as Bike Baton Rouge (BikeBR). BikeBR continues to host events and publish information on easy biking paths and bike safety. See also: http://bikebr.org, https://twitter.com/BikeBatonRouge

Extent

1 box

Arrangement

These materials are arranged according to originating organization, then by function or subject content.

Because of the disorganized nature of the papers, it was necessary for the processing archivist to create folder titles and sort the materials according to topic.

Physical Location

BRS R8 11.1

Custodial History

This collection was given to the East Baton Rouge Parish Library by Larry Reily.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Steven Wade between March 6 and March 16, 2015.

Creator

Title
BRASS and BikeBR Records
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Ward
Date
2018-09-16
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
7711 Goodwood Blvd.
Baton Rouge La. 70806 USA