Yay Bikes! at Work:  Meeting with Bexley Service Director, Bill Dorman, Former Chair of Safety Committee, Bexley City Council Deneese Owen, Mayor of Bexley, Ben Kessler, Bexley Chief of Police, Larry Rinehart, Yay Bikes! Founder, Meredith Joy

Yay Bikes! at Work: Meeting with Bexley Service Director, Bill Dorman, Former Chair of Safety Committee, Bexley City Council Deneese Owen, Mayor of Bexley, Ben Kessler, Bexley Chief of Police, Larry Rinehart, Yay Bikes! Founder, Meredith Joy

 
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*This growth rate, if it were to continue, would put Central Ohio on pace to add upwards of a million people by 2050. Getinsight2050.org

We help professionals understand how they can improve conditions for transportation cyclists.

An environment that supports those who ride for transportation stems from professionals with first-hand experience riding roads who have been empowered by advocates to initiate thoughtful change.


Just some of the many committees where our staff brings your voice to the table.

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Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission Transportation Community Advisory Council, 2014 – present

  • Chair 2017- present

  • represent public opinion on the goals, objectives, policies, and plans relating to transportation development

Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission, Transportation Policy Committee, 2018 - present

  • member

  • forum for cooperative decision making that approves required actions of the transportation planning process for the Metropolitan Planning Organization

Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission Regional Safety Planning Working Group, 2018 - present

  • member

  • draft a regional safety plan, intended to identify strategies for reducing the number of serious and fatal injuries in Central Ohio

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Ohio Department of Transportation, Driver Education Committee, 2018 - present

  • member

  • review Bureau of Motor Vehicle curriculum as it relates to bicycle and pedestrian design, laws and safety issues

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Central Ohio Greenways Board, 2015 – present

  • co-chair Program Committee 2015-17

  • provide counsel and guidance to the Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission and local municipalities in the expansion, development, maintenance, and programming of the multi-use path system along greenways in Central Ohio

State of Ohio Active Transportation Plan, 2015 – 2017

  • member of statewide team

  • assist in determining strategies and guiding statewide investments for the Ohio Department of Transportation and Ohio Department Health to increase active transportation and reduce the number of bicycle and pedestrian related fatalities and serious injuries

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CoGo Advisory Group,
2015 – present

  • provide advice regarding operations of CoGo bike share system


SPEAKING & RIDING ENGAGEMENTS

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Our subject matter experts are available to share about transportation bicycling as panelists, presenters, keynote speakers and more; we also lead biking workshops for conference participants.

Our Professional Development Rides offer those who can improve conditions for transportation bicyclists an on-road experience that helps them understand their work from the seat of a bicycle.


Our annual ride raises awareness among law enforcement and other professionals about cyclists' right to the road.

Our cycling expertise and Dero relationship helps organizations select the perfect racks for their bike parking needs.