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Oklahoma Bicycling Coalition
4418 NW 60th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73112-1321 okla.bicycling.coalition@gmail.com
www.OKBike.org
To promote bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation and a bicycle-friendly Oklahoma through advocacy and education.
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HomeWhat is OBC?
 
This chart shows how OBC as a state bike club relates to the national organization ( LAB ) and local bike clubs
 

Responsibility Matrix - Task

(Underlined items are current top priorities)

National

(LAB)

State

(OBC )

Local

( City Bicycle Clubs)

Membership

 

Membership in National Organization

Recruit leadership from Local Organizations.

Participate in AGOG/INCOG organizations.

Membership in State and National Organization

Bicycle Friendly America – a survey/score system for rating entities on making their location a better place to bike. An emphasis on continual improvement.

 

Administer

Coordinate local applications.

Report results.

Encourage improvements by local clubs and state org.

Data/fact checking for applicants.

Submit survey, implement improvements.

Data/fact gathering.

Ride Smart – Bicycling education, rules of the road and biking safely. “League Certified Instructors” (LCI)

Administer

Holding LCI classes periodically.

Promote Safe Routes to Schools.

Assist with funding.

Attend LCI class. Provide biking classes to new riders.

Support local school with SRTS & bike rodeo events

Assist with funding.

Bike Summit

 

National Summit

State Summit; Organize/Support.

Encourage participation by riders, engineers, planners and elected officials.

Participate in National summit.

Participate in state summit

National Bike Month

 

Administer

Promote to local clubs, including bike to work and bike to school events.

Participate

National Bike Challenge

 

Administer

Promote to local clubs

Participate

Promote Bicycling

 

Facilitate local participation.

Promote riding to all riders, not just recreational riders. And all populations – families, low economic, racial.


Political influence/policy direction.

 

Federal Level

State Level ( i.e. Route 66 )

Bike Day at the state capital

Governor’s Bike Ride

Bicycle Advisory Council

Promote ODOT support of bicycling facilities.

Lobby (as 501c4)

Inform (as 501c3)

Observe conditions, comment/suggest, report results & effectiveness. Connect with local legislators, mayors, city councils

Bike laws

 

National level

Expert testimony in legal proceedings

Amicus briefs

 

State Level/Local assistance

Expert testimony in legal proceedings

Amicus briefs

Contribute to legislative committee hearings

Outreach to law enforcement (CLEET)

Observe conditions, comment/suggest, report results & effectiveness. Connect with local legislators, city council, and police chief.

Remembering victims/preventing tragedies

 

Promote

Promote

Remember & maintain memorials, Ride Of Silence

Tourism

 

Promote state biking tourism. i.e. Freewheel, Route 66, Chisholm Trail, etc.

Participate, support, host.

Communication

 

Liaison between local bike clubs and state-wide interests.

 

To members and public. Share with State. Monthly club meetings.

Bike Trails

 

Inter-City routes.

Facilitate federal funding applications.

Host state-wide biking maps.

Local routes. Work with local gov. to build trail system.

Other Member Benefits

 

Car Tag

Social Activities

Bike Rides

 

Provide a State/region wide cycling calendar

Organize and lead rides.

Funding for Bike Programs

 

Encourage state agencies to apply for funding of Safe Route to Schools and alternative transportation programs.