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Bike Jeffco Accomplishments for 2022

Activities performed by Bike Jeffco so far in 2022 include:

  • Provided key supportive testimony on Colorado Safety Stop at legislative hearings
  • Worked with Jeffco on getting a comprehensive bike plan completed and approved
  • Got the Jeffco Sheriff’s department to station a mobile Variable Messaging Sign at 10 different locations during the summer months with the message:
  • Working with CDOT on overall safety campaigns as they pertain to cycling
  • Worked with CDOT, Jeffco and municipalities on installing “3 Ft Minimum to Pass” signs rather than “Share the Road” signs
  • Pitched our tent and promoted our message of bike laws and safety at the following events & Locations:
    • Chatfield Botanical Garden Lavender Festival with over 8000 attendees
    • Lookout Mountain
    • Bike to Work Day at the Jeffco Courthouse
    • Lakewood Earth Day
    • Colorado College
    • Regis University
  • Collaborated with Arvada, Lakewood on their bike/ped planning
  • Performed the “sweep” of Hwy 103 before the Triple Bypass including magnetic pickup for metallic debris and trimming vegetation and cleaning shoulders
  • Increased our social media messaging
  • Improved and updated our website
  • Worked with Bicycle Colorado on advocacy and safety issued including distracting driving, signage, and e-bike access to trails
  • Continued to conduct informative monthly meetings and publish a monthly newsletter to our 300+ Followers
  • Launched a community outreach campaign for bike shops and libraries
  • We have created a poster for use at bike shops, libraries and other community centers and businesses libraries.  Our QR code leading to our website is on the poster.  We plan to have several on-site library sessions where we can talk with patrons going in/out of the library about bike safety, lights, being visible, area routes, distracted driving, Colorado Safety Stop and 3 FT minimum signage.

This is an impressive list of accomplishments and validates what we’re doing is working.