Bicycle Safety Commission

The Bicycle Safety Commission consists of nine members, appointed by the mayor, including representatives from: the Police Division, the Parks and Recreation Department, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green High School, and Bowling Green Middle School. At least two members shall be residents of the east side of Main Street and two members shall be residents of the west side of Main Street. Student members serve one-year terms and others serve two-year terms.

The Bicycle Safety Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6 pm on the 3rd Floor of the City Administration Building, 304 North Church Street.

The Commission develops and implements bicycle safety educational projects, identifies and recommends the establishment of recognizable bicycle routes, participates in local events in support of and relating to bicycle safety, recommends legislation that supports bicycling, and supports and participates in other activities relating to bicycling in the City.







Bicycle Spokesperson Nomination Form


Ride of Silence – Bowling Green, Ohio

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, a Ride of Silence is scheduled on behalf of all cyclists and those in remembrance – it is a silent ride with police escort.  The ride will begin at 6:30 pm from City Park, located off of Conneaut Avenue.  This is a slow ride (max 12 MPH).

The event is being organized by We are Traffic, Maumee Valley Adventurers, Bowling Green Bicycle Safety Commission, and Bike 4 A Better BG.

Contact Linda Kidd at 567-703-6378 or by mail at, 6540 W. Central Ave, Suite Q, Toledo, Ohio.  You may also visit for details.


Bicycle Route Map


Bicycle Safety – Where to Ride


Federal Highway Administration – Bicycle Lanes


10 Rules to Bike Safety - Protect your head, Stay visible, Look-Signal-and Look again, Stay alert, Go with the Flow, Act like a car, Don't get distracted, Obey all traffic laws and lights, Assure bicycle readiness, and Do a quick bicycle test.