We Are Traffic is organized around volunteers seeking to increase bicycling as a viable mode of transportation. Bicycle education classes are led by League certified cycling instructors that have met the requirements of the League of American Bicyclists to teach cyclist's education classes for adults, teens and children.
John Waterman, LCI #1446
John Waterman is the Founder and Executive Director of PEAC. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from Eastern Michigan University, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Research, Assessment, and Evaluation from Western Michigan University. He has been working with individuals with disabilities for over thirty years. In 2002, John received the Boggs-Mitchell Award. This national award recognizes individuals and community organizations that provide year-round, challenging and inclusive recreational programs for people with disabilities. In 2008 he was named the Bicycle Educator of the Year by the League of Michigan Bicyclists. In 2009, John co-authored a white paper on including individuals with disabilities into the Safe Routes to School movement. John is currently the chairperson of the Seniors and ADA Committee of the Citizens Advisory Council of Southeast Michigan’s Regional Transit Authority, and is on the non-motorized technical advisory committee for the Washtenaw Area Transportation Study.