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Omaha Bikes Advocacy Accomplishments

  • Helped Omaha earn a Bronze status from the League of American Bicyclists
  • Established Bicycle Friendly Destination Program
  • Established “Bike to the Ballpark” for the College World Series
  • Joined with other community organizations to negotiate a compromise to the proposed ban on Pedi-cabs at the College World Series
  • Assisted with locating new bike rack locations at local businesses
  • Provided testimony to the Nebraska Unicameral in support of the proposed (and subsequently passed) 3 Foot Passing Law
  • Trained 23 new League Certified Instructors (LCIs) in Omaha that can teach bike safety education in our community
  • Attended the League of American Bicyclist (LAB) Bicycle Summit, meeting with Nebraska congressional representatives in Washington DC
  • Attended Iowa Bicycle Summit
  • Provided active involvement in the City of Omaha’s  Bike/Ped Advisory Committee, Transportation Master Plan update stakeholder committee.
  • Assisted with the Heartland Active Transportation Summit, 2011 -2013.

 

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