Jolin Receives "Bicycle Champion" Award

by Richard Franki

Longtime resident and community activist Tom Jolin was honored Tuesday for his contributions to improving and encouraging bicycle transportation in Adams County.

Bicycle South Central PA (BSCPA), an organization representing bicycle advocacy groups in the region, presented its Bicycle Champion award for 2023 to Jolin at a ceremony in the Charlie Steiner Building at Gettysburg Rec Park.

“Tom Jolin has worked tirelessly for 20 years to improve biking in Adams County,” according to a BSCPA statement.

He was the driving force behind the development of the Gettysburg Inner Loop and “his hard work helped bring in millions of dollars in grant funding for the trail system,” the statement reads.