March 2016 activity report

 Yay Bikes! rides with the Columbus Department of Public Service to provide feedback on proposed bicycle infrastructure in the Sullivant Ave / Georgesville Road area.

Yay Bikes! rides with the Columbus Department of Public Service to provide feedback on proposed bicycle infrastructure in the Sullivant Ave / Georgesville Road area.

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, March:

March 1

Meeting with Ashley Davis, Caitlin Harley and Bridgette Kidd at Ohio Department of Health to discuss active commutes for state employees 

March 2

City of Bexley's Broad Street Streetscaping Design Meeting

March 3

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

March 6

Columbus Underground: "Yay Bikes Hoping to Continue Successful Ride Buddy Program"

March 7–10

Presentation and attendance at the League of American Bicyclist's National Bike Summit; tours of the NPR and World Bank bike rooms; and meetings with Senator Portman and the offices of Senator Brown and Representatives Beatty, Jordan, Fudge and Tiberi

March 8

This Week News: "Road work to begin soon, may include medians"

March 10

Tabling at Battelle Bike Expo

March 11

Ride with City of Columbus Department of Public Service to discuss proposed designs of bikeways near Sullivant Ave and Georgesville Road

March 12

Year of Yay! ride with "Chickens" theme

March 13

Tabling at Ohio Bicycle Swap Meet

March 14

Ride of Silence planning meeting

March 15

Advisory Committee Meeting for the Worthington Hills extension of the Olentangy Trail

March 16

City of Bexley's Broad Street Streetscaping Design Meeting

March 17

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

March 18

Press conference celebrating 1 million COTA Cbus trips

March 21

Yay Bikes! board meeting

March 24

Pinchflat planning meeting

March 27

Vetting a route for the Safe Routes to School National Conference ride

Columbus Dispatch: "Warm weather brings out bike-path safety warning"

March 28

Franklin County Consortium for Good Government meeting

Columbus Dispatch: "CoGo bike-share program getting new sites, higher prices"

March 29

Training on how to use the OSU Bike Share System 

Bexley City Council meeting with discussion on sharrows

March 31

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

How We Roll OSU ride