What you need to know before you start commuting by bike: a) how to pick the right bike for you; b) how to Dress for your commute; c) hygiene; d) bike security; e) safety – helmets, hand signals, lights, etc. Special Guests: Oklahoma City Councilmember JoBeth Hamon and Ryan Fogle with Ride OKC.
The Perfect Route
How to pick a route and pair with transit: a) how to pick the right route; b) type of bicycle facilities; c) how to navigate transit; d) how to load your bike on a bus. Special guest: Kristen Torkelson with EMBARK.
The Basics of Bicycle Maintenance
Master essential bike mechanical skills: a) names of different bike parts; b) what you need in a bike repair kit; c) how to fix a flat; d) adjusting your seat, brakes, and handlebars. Special guests: Marty Buchanan, REI
Bicycle Commuting as a Parent
What you need to know to protect your most precious cargo: a) benefits of bicycle commuting as a parent; b) top hurdles and how to overcome them; c) types of cargo bikes; d) teaching road safety to kids. Special guests: Tony Carfang, BikeOklahoma
Watch For Me OK: Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Campaign Resources
Watch for Me OK is a public awareness campaign that seeks to educate the public on the rules of the road and aims to keep our residents safe while traveling.
We all share the responsibility to keep our roads safe. To save lives, we have to watch out for each other! Each year, about 750 pedestrians and 325 bicyclists, are hit by cars on Oklahoma roadways, leading to serious injuries and fatalities.
Watch for Me OK is brought to you by ACOG and the City of Oklahoma City with grant funding through the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office.
Watch For Me Coloring Page
Download this coloring page with safety tips for kids on street smarts – walking and biking! (Best on 11×17 paper)
General Info Flyer
Safety tips for drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians on how to share the road. (Two pages)
The Economic Benefits of Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Resource Guide has a compiled list of articles, studies, and tools that may be used to help support and plan for bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, with the main focus on the financial cost and benefits of bicycle-pedestrian infrastructure in terms of budgets, revenue and health expenses.
BICYCLE FRIENDLY BUSINESS GUIDE
Being a bicycle friendly business means having the proper and reliable infrastructure and enacting policies to support employees and consumers that choose to pedal to your establishment. Taking action to become bicycle friendly will help attract new employees and customers alike. This guide explains different methods on how to build a bicycle friendly business.