May 2016 activity report

 Our Executive Director with representatives of the Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington and Grove City police forces at the 2016 Central Ohio Ride of Silence.

Our Executive Director with representatives of the Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington and Grove City police forces at the 2016 Central Ohio Ride of Silence.

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, May:

May 2

Yay Valet! meeting with Troy Euton, Director of Parks & Recreation, City of Gahanna

Regular meeting of MORPC's Community Advisory Council, on which our Executive Director serves

May 3

Accidental Wanderlust: Saddle Up for 30 Incredible Days of Biking

May 4

Ohio Active Transportation Plan meeting

May 5

Columbus Underground: Planning Underway for Downtown Bike Hub at Front and Long

Columbus Underground: Moving Away but Leaving a Legacy – Denis de Verteuil

May 6

MOPRC Annual State of the Region luncheon

May 7

Pinchflat Bike Poster Show + bike raffle opening day @ Paradise Garage

May 10

Year of Yay! route vetting ride

May 11

Meeting with City of Columbus officials to discuss bike hub

Introductory meeting with AAA Ohio to discuss bicycling services and marketing

Meeting with Mark Klein, Principal, MKSK, who designed Dayton's bike hub, to discuss Columbus' proposed bike hub

Regular board meeting of the Downtown Residents Association of Columbus, on which our Executive Director serves

May 12

Regular meeting of the Columbus Green Team, at which Catherine Girves, our Executive Director was appointed Chair (!!)

May 13

Scoping meeting with the Ohio Department of Transportation and Ohio Department of Health for statewide mode shift campaign

Meeting to discuss plans for Tour de Brew

May 14

Year of Yay! ride with MURALS theme

May 15

Meeting to discuss bike hub security solutions with Glenn Mueller, City of Columbus Security Manager, Department of Finance & Management

May 16

Smart City Challenge Roundtable with USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx & City of Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, among others

Meeting to discuss bike hub security solutions with Homeport's Director of Security

Yay Bikes! board meeting

May 17

Ride the Elevator

May 18

Annual membership meeting of Community Shares of Mid Ohio

Central Ohio Ride of Silence

WOSU Public Media: Columbus Cyclists Ride Silently for Road Safety

May 19

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

May 20

Bike to Work Day Dayton pancake breakfast celebration, plus meeting with Five Rivers MetroParks bike hub operators

Columbus' Bike to Work Day celebration

Yay Valet! at Columbus' Bike to Work Day celebration

May 24

Submitted application to Create Columbus Commission for a new Winter Night Rides series

May 25

Ohio Active Transportation Plan meeting

Regular meeting of the City of Columbus Bicycle Working Group, on which our Executive Director serves

May 26

Regular meeting of the Columbus Green Team Built Environment & Transportation Infrastructure working group

May 28

Heritage Cycles Grand Opening

May 31

Pinchflat bike raffle drawing @ Lineage Brewing

Our Executive Director speaking as a panelist on the "Get up to Speed on Ohio Transportation" panel hosted by Franklin County Young Dems and Upper Arlington Progressive Action alongside Elissa Snider of Transit Columbus and JM Rayburn of the City of Dublin