**MEDIA ADVISORY** O’Brien, Iden to host bicycle safety town hall meeting

LANSING, Mich. — Senator Margaret O’Brien and Rep. Brandt Iden will host a bicycling safety town hall meeting with local and state officials on Monday in Portage.

Who:
Sen. Margaret O’Brien, R-Portage, and
Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Oshtemo,

What:
A bicycle safety town-hall-style meeting for state and local officials to answer questions about how bicyclists and motorists can safely share the road. Representatives from the Michigan Department of Transportation, Michigan State Police and city of Portage will be available to discuss this important topic.

When:
Monday, Nov. 6 at 5:30 p.m.

Where:
Portage City Hall
7900 S. Westnedge Ave.
Portage

Brief:
In June 2016, a collision between a pickup truck and cyclists in Kalamazoo left five cyclists dead. In response, Sens. O’Brien; Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton; and David Knezek, D-Detroit; introduced bipartisan legislation to help increase safety for all motorists and cyclists on Michigan’s roads.

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