Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Memorial Ride in Honor of Colin

Baton Rouge Advocates for Safe Streets (BRASS) announces that there will be memorial

ride on Saturday, June 13, 2009, to commemorate the anniversary of Colin's accident (June 9, 2008).  The ride, to promote bicycle and pedestrian safety awareness in Baton Rouge, will start at 8:00 a.m. at Farr Park on River Road and proceed to the River Center.  All concerned riders are invited to participate. For more information contact: Mark Upton  (225) 235-5644,                            Uptonlaw@bellsouth.net

Colin's Mom (Nicette) Speaks in Front of House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works.

You can view her eloquent and moving speech at this link.  It begins around 3:29. When you open the clip, move the bar to this point.  You must have Real Player to view the clip. We are all so very proud of her resolve, strength, and love.

Sign the I-Petition for Colin's Bill

If you have not done so already, please take the time to sign the petition in support of the bill named for Colin, Louisiana 3 Feet, requiring motorists to stay 3 feet away from cyclists on the road.  It has made it through the House Transportation Committee, but still has three more steps before it can become law.  Please take the time to show your support at this site: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/louisiana3feet/