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April 16, 2014  New Statistics on Biking and Walking Released Today
 

The Alliance for Biking and Walking has released its 2014 Benchmarking Report on Bicycling and Walking in the United States.   Useful information for bike and health advocates, facility and program planning, and educators.  Be the first on your block to download: http://bikewalkalliance.org/resources/benchmarking  


April 9, 2014 US Bike Route 66 Legislation
 
A Legislative committee hearing was scheduled for last Wednesday to consider sending SJR13 to the house for a vote. It had already been approved by the Senate last year. At the last minute the bill author ( Rep. Russ ) pulled the bill from consideration, effectively killing it.  It is the opinion of ODOT that approving the bill, and thus designating Route 66 as a U.S. Bike Route would have the effect of making it appear to the public that Route 66 is safe for all levels of bike riders. It is agreed that there are sections of Rt. 66 that may be suitable only for highly experienced riders, like those that are making the LA to Chicago tour. Legislative Watch

National Distracted Driving Month

April is National Distracted Driving Month with several events planned in Oklahoma this week. A recent analysis of accident statistics by the University of Nebraska found cyclists deaths increased 30% from 2005 – 2010 due to distracted drivers.  Tulsa event Friday, April 11th.
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Please Don't Pedal and Text 
 
 
 
OKC and Tulsa Recognized in National Cycling Magazine 
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OBC Action Committees
Feb. 25, 2014
 a group of cycling enthusiasts met to consider ways to get more people on bikes and to promote cycling in Oklahoma. This group was made up of persons who had attended the recent Bike Summit in Tulsa. Participants at the meeting included seven in OKC, three in Tulsa and one call in from the Guthrie area. More... 
               
Bike Summit in Tulsa
Jan 18, 2014
The second Oklahoma Bike Summit was held in Tulsa.
Click Here for a summary and to view the presentations.                       
 
 


 
       
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your "Share the Road" car tag.             
    
    
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