The Ch. 4 coverage of the summitOctober 6, 2008
Leave No Child Inside Summit 08 Notes: What is the Best Way to Set up a Teacher/Educator Network?October 9, 2008
BICYCLES: THE GREEN AND HEALTHY WAY TO GET YOU WHERE YOU WANT TO GO!
Barb Seckler, Active Living Institute/Columbus Public Health
Sharon Tinianow, COSI
Benjamin Crum, New Albany High School
Tim Jessberger, New Albany High School
Christine Green, Columbus Public Health
Kim Brown, Franklin Park Conservatory
Christine Hughes, Green Plate Club
(Do you want to contact someone in this group or get involved? Email here.)
Anti-bike, anti-pedestrian culture — Share the road!
Resources for safe cycling: State booklet, helmet laws, hand signals
City code vs. State law – need to reconcile discrepancies. (HB 389?)
Websites – Running routes, Consider Biking, walking clubs, maps for Columbus.
Getting over the fear issue – for parents, especially
Mount Carmel – Basic Bike Safety course
City of Columbus – Bike Safety Rodeo (Nationwide Children’s donates helmets), Neighborhood PRIDE
MORPC Greenways program
Location of bike racks! – New Albany High School bike club; senior projects in high school
NEXT STEPS (What is this group going to do?)
School program – Learn how to share the road. (Bike demos at schools, PE requirement)
Monday – City Hall event – Green Bike program. Pilot program for city employees to have a pool of bikes they can use for getting around once they are at work.
Active Livers Club! – Get an email list. Sharon will coordinate!
3rd Hand Bicycle Cooperative. Students to staff bike corrals.
RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COLLABORATIVE AND STEERING COMMITTEE:
Link to Consider Biking Website from LNCI Website
Encourage formation of bike clubs at schools to visit natural areas
What can be done to promote biking in New Albany? Consider Biking and Columbus Outdoor Pursuits?