Presenter Name: Chuck Smith
Presentation Title: Improving Cycling in Ohio: HB 154
Presentation Description: The inside story on how we worked with the Ohio General Assembly to improve cycling in Ohio.
Presenter Biography: Chuck Smith has been Chair of the Ohio Bicycle Federation (OBF) since 1995. The OBF has been responsible for several laws which have improved cycling in Ohio during this time. The latest successful legislation was HB 154, which requires that Ohio motorists give bicyclists at least 3 feet of clearance when passing. In addition to advocacy, Chuck is active in all other aspects of cycling in Ohio: commuting, racing, touring, and serving on the board of the Dayton Cycling Club. The OBF has sponsored the cycling portion of the Adventure Summit for several years.