The Year of Yay [614 Magazine]

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The Year of Yay

Local bike advocacy group mobilizes with multi-month community outreach

By Matthew Erman

Published August 1, 2012
Much has been made of Columbus’ efforts to become a more bike-progressive city, and the health and financial benefits of cycling have become the core rallying cry of many a community initiative. With the rise of Pelotonia and the city’s 2 by 2012 campaign, there are more two-wheeled vehicles on our flat, friendly streets than ever.
With so many ways to bike around Columbus, why aren’t more people involved?
That is one of the issues Meredith Joy tackles as Executive Director of the biking advocacy group Yay Bikes.