Innovative Traffic Signal Improves Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian and bicycle crashes represent 9 percent of the fatalities on Ohio’s roadways. This fact, coupled with a greater emphasis on alternative forms of transportation like walking, bicycling and transit use, has led communities to focus more than ever on providing safe infrastructure for all modes of travel. We are closer to achieving this goal […]

Is Your Community Active Transportation-Friendly?

Today is International Walk to School Day, a yearly event that encourages school children to walk and bike to school to instill healthy habits, help the environment, promote safety, and create a stronger sense of community. Whether it’s Walk to School Day, Bike to Work Day or some other initiative to encourage active transportation, communities […]

LJB Team Puts Pedal to Pavement

The roads may have seemed a little less congested last week as thousands of people across the country took to their bikes as part of National Bike to Work Week. In support of this initiative, Five Rivers MetroParks organized a free pancake breakfast for commuters. More than 575 participants converged at the bicycle hub at Riverscape […]

Traffic Changes Cause a Cultural Change in Downtown Lima

I recently spoke to a crowd gathered for Lima’s monthly Wake, Rattle and Roll meeting put on by the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce. Held the last Friday of every month, this popular networking event is an opportunity to learn about what’s going on in the Lima business community. My goal at this meeting was […]

LJB Hosts Dayton-area Bike Education Tour

Last week, LJB, ODOT and MVRPC presented SafeBET, a bicycle education tour through the cities of Kettering and Beavercreek. This half-day training class included a 12-mile ride along city streets, bike lanes, shared use paths, arterial roadways with roundabouts, and rural roadways with and without shoulders. The objective of the ride was to educate and […]