In December Ken was featured on WCPN/ideastream’s The Sound of Ideas, had articles published in The Lakewood Observer and The Columbus Dispatch, and earlier this year shared tips on cycling safety and law via “Inspire by the Fire” presented by Columbus Outdoor Pursuits. During an Ohio to Erie Trail (OTET) webinar in April, OTET Board Member Ken provided an update regarding the Northern Section of the Trail which includes Cuyahoga County.
In addition to upcoming features on both Cleveland.com and CoolCleveland.com, Ken created a video segment (premiering May 2021) for Lakewood Public Library’s Virtual Author Series. He was the Featured Author in a Cleveland Law Library/Cleveland Public Library Book Discussion Group focusing on Cycling Rights.
Ken’s new book Cycling Rights: Bicycles, E-Bikes & Micro-Mobility Devices has gained placement in numerous public library systems across Northeast Ohio and in university libraries including those of CSU and CWRU.
Ken continues to volunteer his time and expertise toward Cleveland’s upcoming Vision Zero legislation, as co-chair of the Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Sub-Committee. The goal of Vision Zero is to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all road users. Cleveland has installed the first side guards on it garbage trucks to prevent catastrophic underride injuries. Attorney Andy Young of The Law Firm for Truck Safety LLP donated 15 side guards to the City of Cleveland.