June 2017 activity report

 Our Executive Director Catherine Girves chats with City Council Member Shannon Hardin about West Side bike lanes. 

Our Executive Director Catherine Girves chats with City Council Member Shannon Hardin about West Side bike lanes. 

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, June:

June 1

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

June 3

Meeting with Columbus City Council Member Shannon Hardin regarding bike lanes on West Broad Street

Year of Yay! vetting ride

Community engagement: Pride Bicycle Ride

June 5

Delivered 2 Professional Development Rides in Sandusky

June 6–8

Attended ODOT's Active Transportation Conference as subject matter experts assisting 5 communities throughout state; moderated a panel on education strategies in Ohio's Active Transportation Plan; and led and ride for 20 conference attendees  

June 9

Rode with City of Columbus engineers to provide input on South Side–area infrastructure under consideration through the Urban Infrastructure Recovery Fund

June 10

Year of Yay!, 'Candy' theme

June 10–11

Yay Valet! at Buckeye Country Superfest

June 12

Delivered 2 Professional Development Rides in Shaker Heights

June 13

Led a ride with Wellness Ambassadors from several State of Ohio agencies

June 14

Community engagement: Grove City Bike Night

June 15

Bike the Cbus vetting ride

June 16

Community engagement: Tour de Grandview

June 19

Delivered a Professional Development Ride in Lima

June 20

Led a ride with Wellness Ambassadors from several State of Ohio agencies

Meeting with Julie Walcoff of the Ohio Department of Transportation about upcoming training and partnership opportunities

June 21

Presentation to the State Highway Safety Plan Steering Committee regarding Professional Development Rides

June 24

Bike the CbusPLUS vetting ride

Community engagement: Black Girls Do Bike / Major Taylor ride

June 25

Community engagement: Tuesday Night Ride

Community engagement: Metro Parks Bicycle Tour 2017 @ Glacier Ridge

June 26

Chaired the MORPC Community Advisory Committee meeting

June 27

Smart City partner appreciation event

Community engagement: Steady Pedaling ride

June 28

Learn, Connect & Collaborate with Smart Columbus

Tour de Brew planning meeting

Presented "How to Grocery Shop by Bike" @ Lucky's Market 

June 29

Press conference with Defend our Future, City Council Member Elizabeth Brown, the Environmental Defense Fund and Green Columbus

June 30

How We Roll for Yay Bikes! members

The Daily Sentinel: Creating Healthy Communities Program