February 2016 activity report

 Bexley considers bikeways, with a presentation by Mayor Ben Kessler. Photo credit: Catherine Girves

Bexley considers bikeways, with a presentation by Mayor Ben Kessler. Photo credit: Catherine Girves

Welcome to the monthly feature in which we round up all our events, earned media, program delivery, meetings and speaking engagements for the month. Representation and outreach like this is what you fund with your membership dollars and major gifts, folks! Behold, February:

February 2

"Inspired to Ride" film screening at Drexel East

February 3

Attended the City of Bexley's Broad Street Streetscaping Design Meeting

Meeting with Emily Monnig of Paradise Garage regarding the Pinchflat Poster Show

Meeting with Caitlin Harley of the Ohio Department of Health to discuss mode shift strategies for the statewide active transportation plan

February 5

Meeting with Ryan Edwards of United Way of Central Ohio to discuss ways to improve transportation options for low-income residents 

February 7

Year of Yay! route vetting ride

February 8

Meeting with Bill Gordon of Columbus Outdoor Pursuits regarding Bike Hub and Ride of Silence

Regular meeting of the CoGo Bike Share Stakeholder Group

Ride of Silence planning meeting

February 11

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

Meeting of the City of Columbus' Green Team

Phone call regarding year-round riding with Winter Bike Congress speaker and Yay Bikes! member Juana Sandoval

February 13

Year of Yay! ride with "Some like it HOT" theme, featuring stops at L.L.Bean and REI

February 14

Columbus Dispatch: "Repaving to clog 2 Downtown Columbus arteries this spring"

February 15

Yay Bikes! board meeting

February 16

Meeting of the Ohio Active Transportation Plan Group, with Ride Buddy presentation by Catherine Girves

February 17

Bike corral demo with redesign team

Attended City of Bexley's Broad Street Streetscaping Design Meeting

General (public) meeting of the Downtown Residents Association of Columbus, on which Catherine serves

February 18

Meeting with Tour de Brew regarding possible partnership

February 25

Meeting with Andrew Campbell of the Columbus Metropolitan Club regarding a panel on biking for transportation

Attended the Broad Street Public Improvements Workshop

February 29

Yay Bikes! board strategic planning meeting