League of American Bicyclists Regional Director calls Wednesday, October 01, 2003
League of American Bicyclists Regional Director calls
New York and New England cyclists and cyclists’ organizations:
The Board of Directors of the League of American Bicyclists will meet at
the League’s National Rally on October 17 and 18. At that meeting, I will
be taking my seat as Regional Director for New York and New England,
replacing the present director, Jon Orcutt.
Jon is a leading bicycling activist in the New York City area, and I live
in Boston. I am especially interested in hearing from constituents in New
York, and elsewhere outside Massachusetts, so I can be familiar with your
On my Web site, at http://www.bikexprt.com/LAB/index.htm#info, I have
posted information about the issues that I already intend to bring up at
the meetings. In particular, I am going to present a detailed proposal for
expansion of the League’s use of the Internet for communication with and
between members. I welcome comments and additional suggestions. Please
inform me of any issues which you wish me to bring to the attention of the
The next major meeting I will attend is a strategy session of the League’s
Board and staff in mid-January. This will offer a major opportunity for
review of the League’s policies and programs.
Please distribute this message via your club e-mail lists and newsletters.
I apologize for being late to get information about the October meeting
into newsletters. Like many of you, I am up to my ears in commitments. In
any case, the January meeting will be soon, and it will be a better forum
to air policy issues..
Anyone who wishes to be either removed from this e-mail list or added to
it, please contact me. Thank you!
If you or your organization is not a League member, please consider
joining. Membership information is available on the League’s Web site,
John S. Allen
7 University Park
Waltham, MA 02453-1523 USA
781 891-930 [email protected]