Blonder looks back on a bike trek across the country

em>By {Ryan Buffa} |

Many people spend the summer lounging on the beach, reading a book and maybe go do some sight seeing. For Flagler College environmental science professor Barbara Blonder, this summer meant bicycling across the country.

Sitting in her office, surrounded by framed pictures of her journey, Blonder is wearing a pair of silver earrings with dangling bicycles and matching necklace, perfectly toned and tan and is glowing with a happiness that explodes into the room.

Setting it Straight: New bike plan imminent in St. A

Setting it Straight is a radio talk show on Flagler College Radio WFCF, 88.5 FM Radio With a Reason. Every week, Communication major Kelly Gibbs brings in a St. Augustine local to discuss issues going on around the city. The show airs every Thursday morning at 8:30.

This week, Kelly Gibbs interviewed Marci Larson from the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization about new bike trails and feedback from the public concerning a safer way to get around on a bike.