Chuck Smith,

Dayton, OH

Chuck Smith

Chuck Smith has been chair of the Ohio Bicycle Federation (OBF) since 1995, where he led four successful pro-cycling legislative efforts, including 2006 Better Ohio Bicycling Law, which created uniformity to laws governing bicycling throughout Ohio, and a 3-Foot Passing Law. OBF also helped fund the creation and maintenance of the Cleveland Velodrome under Smith’s tenure. Smith represented OBF on the National Committee for Uniform Traffic Laws and Ordinances, updating Uniform Vehicle Code (2000 edition) to reflect changing definition of “bicycle” as “vehicle” in UVC. He has pedaled over 50,000 miles bike commuting from home to Wright Patterson AFB over a 22-year period and his other roles have included Ohio Traffic Safety Council, League Cycling Instructor, Vandalia Bicycle Advisory Committee Chair, Dayton Cycling Club Advocacy Director, Bike Miami Valley Regional Action Committee, Miami Valley Trails Committee, City of Dayton Bike/Walk Council, Blue Streak Time Trial at Wright Patterson AFB, and USA Cycling Official.