April 2017 activity report

 Catherine leads a Professional Development Ride in Dover, OH for representatives from the city and ODOT District 11. Photo credit: Deo Martinez

Catherine leads a Professional Development Ride in Dover, OH for representatives from the city and ODOT District 11. Photo credit: Deo Martinez

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, April:

All month

Delivered Columbus Bike Maps to bike shops throughout Central Ohio

April 3

Chaired the MORPC Community Advisory Committee meeting

April 5

Presented to 8th graders @ Columbus Gifted Academy

CDC.gov: Step It Up! Status Report for The Surgeon Generals Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities (pdf, page 21, regarding the Ohio Active Transportation Plan, which Yay Bikes! helped develop)

April 6

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

April 7

cleveland.com: Summit Cycling's 'How We Roll' tours teach Akronites to ride bikes safely in the city

April 8

Year of Yay!, 'Healthy Earth' theme

April 10

Delivered a Professional Development Ride in New Philadelphia and in Dover

Pinchflat: Bike Poster Blowout planning meeting

April 11

Met with Connex, Portsmouth's bicycle advocacy group

Presented to the Westerville Bicycle Club

Presented to the Italian Village Society

April 13

Delivered a Professional Development Ride in New Albany

Part of the Ohio Active Transportation Team that received the Ohio TZD (Toward Zero Death) Award for Regional Collaboration at their Spring 2017 meeting

April 14

Ohio Action Institute planning meeting

April 15

Yay Valet! @ OSU Spring Game

April 16

Delivered 2 Professional Development Rides in Portsmouth

April 17

Attended the State Route 161 study Advisory Committee Meeting

April 20

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

Columbus Underground: Pinchflat: Bike Poster Blowout

April 22

Yay Valet! @ Earth Day

April 24

Delivered a Professional Development Ride in Racine

Met with the Director of the Athens County Library System about a bike rack purchase

April 25

Attended a Comfest Grant Committee meeting

April 27

Attended the Ohio Active Transportation quarterly team meeting

WOSU, All Sides with Ann Fisher: Ohio Bike Laws (rebroadcast)

April 30

Hosted a Yay Bikes! member appreciation event