Certified Instructors

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 WatermanJohn 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.

Keith Webb, LCI #1474
A transplant to Toledo as of July 2009, Keith has enjoyed biking most of his life. An application engineer by day, Keith started his advocacy work in 2001 as a bicycle commuter in Atlanta, GA. He subsequently worked with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition primarily on advocacy and safety education. After a move to Maryville, TN in 2003, Keith became active in local and statewide efforts by serving on the Knoxville Bicycle Advisory Committee, presiding over the Smoky Mountain Wheelmen in Knoxville TN, and as Education Director for the Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation. Keith helped develop and present programming to police departments in Tennessee to educate the force on bike safety and the Tennessee 3 foot law regarding cyclists and motor vehicles. He has represented Georgia and Tennessee delegations at the National Bike Summit and received his LCI credentials in 2006. In 2009, Keith provided testimony to the Toledo City Council as they became one of the first cities to approve a safe passing ordinance (3 foot law). Serving as the NW Ohio Representative for the Ohio Bicycle Federation, worked to pass our state-wide 3 foot ordinance that became law March 21, 2017. Keith enjoys sharing his passion for cycling with others of all ages and is an excellent teacher.