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Ron Floth oral history interview (OH-03239)

Abstract

Oral history interview with Ron Floth conducted by Claytee D. White on September 07, 2017 for the Building Las Vegas Oral History Project. In this interview, Floth discusses his early life in Huntington Beach, California and moving to Las Vegas, Nevada in the early 1970s. Floth remembers being recruited to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), promoting RTC’s Club Ride, and his involvement with RTC's Bike Share program. He describes the Southern Nevada Bike Coalition, the League of American Bicycles, and the Coalition’s work in creating bicycle friendly communities. Later, Floth talks about the Three Foot Law, bicycle routes, and stationless bicycle-sharing systems. Lastly, Floth discusses biking as a way to improve public health.

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Date
2017-09-07
Extent
1 digital_files (0.101 GB) MP3
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Oral history interview with Ron Floth conducted by Claytee D. White on September 07, 2017 for the Building Las Vegas Oral History Project. In this interview, Floth discusses his early life in Huntington Beach, California and moving to Las Vegas, Nevada in the early 1970s. Floth remembers being recruited to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), promoting RTC’s Club Ride, and his involvement with RTC's Bike Share program. He describes the Southern Nevada Bike Coalition, the League of American Bicycles, and the Coalition’s work in creating bicycle friendly communities. Later, Floth talks about the Three Foot Law, bicycle routes, and stationless bicycle-sharing systems. Lastly, Floth discusses biking as a way to improve public health. Digital audio available; no transcript available.

Preferred Citation

Ron Floth oral history interview, 2017 September 07. OH-03239. [Cite format consulted: Audio recording or Transcript.] Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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US::NvLN::OH03239
Immediate Source of Acquisition

This interview was conducted by the Oral History Research Center (OHRC) which is part of the UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Division.

Processing Information

Interview materials were processed by UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives in 2017. Miguel Dominguez wrote the collection description. Access copies were created for born-digital audio and/or transcript files. The audio has been minimally reviewed and all readily available information has been included in the description.

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