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HB154 goes into effect on March 19 and other area bicycle news

January 20th, 2017

The Ohio Bicycle Federation shared GroundWork, Issue 12 on their Facebook page GroundWork -from the Ohio Department of Transportation shares Active Transportation News around Ohio. The linked issue lists  some the top 16 accomplishments in 2016.

House Bill 154 Passed!

January 1st, 2017

House Bill 154 passed the Ohio Senate by a 30-1 vote on Thursday, December 8. Governor Kasich signed the bill on December 19th. Ohio motorists will need to keep the bill provisions in mind effective March 19, 2017. The Ohio Bicycle Federation has worked since 2009 for passage of a 3-foot passing clearance bill.  The OBF issued […]

HB154-more information

December 6th, 2016

HB154 passed the Ohio House back in May 2016. The following is a brief background on the bill: House Bill 154 has proceeded to the Senate thanks to the support of bicyclists from across Ohio. Here is its path to date: April 13, 2015: HB 154 introduced into the House by Rep. Mike Henne and […]

Update on the HB154 the Ohio 3foot passing rule

December 5th, 2016

TAKE ACTION: HB154 UPDATE The Ohio Ohio Senate Transportation, Commerce and Labor Committee held their first hearing for HB154, the statewide 3ft passing law on November 15th. The bill passed in the Ohio House and is waiting on the Senate. The Ohio Bicycle Federation will be testifying before the Senate Transportation Committee on Tuesday. Help […]

Some falling snowflakes=thinking about winter activities?

December 3rd, 2016

Although it is too warm for snow now, the forecast does call for some snow next week. Summit Metro Parks has posted a quick chart showing area parks and trails and their opportunities for winter sports. Their chart lists X-country skiing -snow shoeing is another option.

Bike & Hike Trail Closure alerts

November 16th, 2016

From the Alerts page of Summit Metro Parks:   Beginning 11/7/2016 and continuing for about three weeks, weather depending, the Bike & Hike Trail from the Silver Lake Service Department to North River Road will be closed for repairs. Ongoing – Through early 2017: The trail is closed between Sowul Boulevard and Norton Road in […]

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