John Williams has worked in almost all aspects of the bicycle planning
and programming field since 1972 and since 1979, has edited Bicycle Forum.
Currently, he is working on safety literature, helps teach the FHWA/NHI
Course, "Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety & Accommodation," and
is part of the team doing bike plan implementation in Carson City, Nevada.
Recently, Williams worked for the Bicycle Federation of America, conducting training programs and working on plans for various government agencies. Previously, he ran Bikecentennial's advocacy program. While there, he created several bicycle planning and design workshops, produced North Carolina's bicycle facility design guide and numerous other publications.
Prior to joining Bikecentennial, Williams was the Missoula Bicycle Coordinator, and was responsible for educational activities, awareness campaigns, registration and theft-reduction projects, and facility improvements. He designed and oversaw one of the first annual helmet campaigns in the country, created television PSAs, and produced a cyclist's survival guide for university students.
Throughout the years, Williams has worked on an assortment of projects for numerous states, the CPSC, USDOT, and NHTSA. He was assistant instructor on the FHWA/Traffic Institute course, "Bicycle Considerations in Urban Areas."