Organization Matrix

The below matrix shows how the Oklahoma Bicycle Society ( OBS ) – the OKC Bike Club –  ties in with the national, state, businesses and social media:

 

Responsibility
Matrix

National

State

Local

Business

Social Media

Task

 

 (Underlined items are current top
priorities)

League

American Bicyclists – LAB

 

Oklahoma Bicycling Coalition -OBC

Local Bicycle Clubs – i.e.

Oklahoma Bicycle Society


( OBS is the OKC bike club )

Tulsa Bike Club

Bike Shop/

Restaurant/

Coffee Shop

Facebook

Twitter

Membership

 

Membership in National Organizations

Participate in AGOG/INCOG organizations.

Membership in State and National
Organization

OBC membership

 

Bicycle Friendly America – a
survey/score system for rating entities on making their location a better
place to bike. An emphasis on continual improvement.

 

Administer

Coordinate local applications.

Report results.

Encourage improvements by local clubs
and state org.

Data/fact checking for applicants.

Submit survey, implement improvements.

Data/fact gathering.

 

 

Ride Smart – Bicycling education,
rules of the road and biking safely. “League Certified Instructors” (LCI)

Administer

Holding LCI classes periodically.

Promote Safe Routes to Schools.

Assist with funding.

Fund and Attend LCI class.

Provide biking classes to new riders.

SRTS & bike rodeo events

 

 

Bike Summit

 

National Summit

Organize/Support state summit

Encourage participation by riders,
engineers, planners and elected officials.

Participate in National summit.

Participate in state summit

 

 

National Bike Month

 

Administer

Promote to local clubs, including bike
to work and bike to school events.

Participate

 

 

National Bike Challenge

 

Administer

Promote to local clubs

Participate

 

 

Promote Bicycling

 

Facilitate local participation.

Promote riding to all riders, not just
recreational riders.  And all
populations – families, low economic, racial.

Yes

Yes



Political influence/policy
direction.

 

Federal Level

State Level ( i.e. Route 66 )

Bike Day at the state capital

Governor’s Bike Ride

Bicycle Advisory Council

Promote ODOT support of bicycling
facilities. 

Lobby (as 501c4)

Inform (as 501c3)

Observe conditions, comment/suggest, report results & effectiveness. Connect with local
legislators, mayors, city councils

 

 

Bike laws

 

National level

Expert testimony in legal proceedings

Amicus briefs

 

State Level/Local assistance

Expert testimony in legal proceedings

Amicus briefs

Contribute to legislative committee
hearings

Outreach to law enforcement (CLEET)

Observe conditions, comment/suggest, report results & effectiveness. Connect with local
legislators, city council, and police chief.

 

 

Remembering victims/preventing
tragedies

 

Promote

Promote

Remember & maintain memorials,
Ride Of Silence

 

 

Tourism

 

Promote state biking tourism. i.e.
Freewheel, Route 66, Chisholm Trail, etc.

Participate, support, host.

 

 

Communication

 

Liaison between local bike clubs and
state-wide interests.

 

To members and public. Share with
State. Monthly club meetings.

 

Broadcast,

Interaction

Bike Trails

 

Inter-City routes.

Facilitate federal funding
applications. Rails to Trails.

Host state-wide biking maps.

Local routes. Work with local gov. to
build trail system.

 

 

Other Member Benefits

 

Car Tag

Social Activities

 

 

Bike Rides

 

Provide a State/region wide cycling
calendar

Organize,

Lead

Organize,

Lead

 

Funding for Bike Programs

 

Encourage state agencies to apply for
funding of Safe Route to Schools and alternative transportation programs.

Funding for kids helmets.