July 2017 activity report

Catherine, our Executive Director, has an impromptu meeting with Tony Collins, Director of Columbus Recreation and Parks, and his staff at Columbus Jazz & Ribs Fest. 

Catherine, our Executive Director, has an impromptu meeting with Tony Collins, Director of Columbus Recreation and Parks, and his staff at Columbus Jazz & Ribs Fest. 

July 5

Met with Brent Warren of Columbus Underground to discuss bike news

Attended the Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission's Commuter Challenge celebration

Attended the Parsons Avenue Merchants Association meeting to share about Bike the Cbus

Met with Whole Foods about promoting Platform Beer Co.'s "Pushin' Pedals" brew, to be sold exclusively at Whole Foods to benefit bicycle advocacy in Ohio

Met with Jeff May of The Fitness Loft regarding Bike the Cbus and a Year of Yay!

July 6

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

Met with Usjid Hameed of the Council on American Islamic Relations to explore areas of joint interest

July 7

Met with Ryan Edwards of United Way of Central Ohio regarding a Year of Yay!

Met with Bertie Adams Ford to explore Black Girls Do Bike partnerships 

July 8

Year of Yay!, JAM theme

July 10

Coffee with Catherine @ Bottoms Up Coffee Co-op

July 11

Met with the Mayor of Somerset, Ohio

July 12

Chaired the Columbus Green Team meeting

Columbus Young Professionals Club gathering @ City Tavern

July 13–14

Participated in the OSU Roads Scholars Tour

July 14

Rode with City of Columbus engineers on their Hilltop ride to share thoughts about proposed infrastructure

July 15

Delivered a Ride Buddy work commute with a Mount Carmel Hospice employee

July 17–28

Delivered Earn a Bike programming with Kaleidoscope Youth Center youth, in partnership with Franklinton Cycle Works

July 17

Delivered a Professional Development Ride in Somerset

Yay Bikes! Board of Directors meeting

July 19

Attended an Advisory Committee meeting for the ongoing SR-161 Study

WBNS 10TV: A "spicy" t-shirt sale means new bikes for kids in need

July 20

Met with Brooke White, new Air Quality Program Manager for the Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission, regarding potential partnerships

Met with Nick Sanna, City of Columbus Recreation and Parks, about way finding on Central Ohio Greenways

Attended meeting of the COTA NextGen Project Advisory Group

July 21

Met with Claus Eckert, Executive Director of Green Columbus, to explore potential partnerships

Met with Tony Collins, Director of Columbus Recreation & Parks, about potential partnerships

July 25 

Met with Demetries Neely, CEO of King Arts Complex, regarding Bike the Cbus

The Columbus Dispatch: Upper Arlington bike path small, but integral link for central Ohio cyclists

Attended City of Columbus Public Service and Transportation Roundtable at Whetstone Recreation Center

July 26

Attended a Columbus Metropolitan Club luncheon

Attended a Central Ohio Greenways Board meeting

July 27

Met with David Staley, Director of The Goldberg Center, to explore potential partnerships

Visited the Ohio Department of Education building to assess bicycle infrastructure needs

July 28

Ride Buddy ride with MORPC employees

How We Roll ride for members

July 29

Vetting ride Bike the CbusPLUS

July 30

Year of Yay! ride leader training