Bike Summit Agenda Released

PDOT has just released the agenda for the Bike Summit coming up on Saturday, June 17th.

This is a great time to remind everyone to register (it’s FREE)!

Here are the details:

PSU Smith Center, June 17, 2006

Plenary I 8:30 am to 9:45 am
A Celebration of our 15 Years of Bicycling Success
Telling the Portland Bike Story

Welcome – Sue Keil, Director, Portland Office of Transportation
Introductions – Portland City Commissioner Sam Adams; Metro Councilor Rex Burkholder; Mia Birk, Alta Planning and Design and former Bicycle Program Manager; Congressman Earl Blumenauer

Workshop Session I 10 am – 11:00 am

  • Missing Bikeway Elements in Your Neighborhood I – including downtown
  • Business Symposium I – Portland’s Bicycle-Related Business Activity
  • Getting Kids Back on Bikes – What you can do with your schools and in your neighborhood
  • Mountain Cyclists – What is on the horizon for the Portland muddy pedaler
  • Organizing For Bikes In Your Neighborhood
  • Lobbying for Bicycling Local, State and Federal
  • Getting Media for Your Bike Event
  • The Bicycling Online Community

Workshop Session II 11:15 – 12:15 pm

  • Innovations on Bikeways and Bike Parking Here and Abroad
  • Missing Bikeway Elements in Your Neighborhood II – including downtown
  • Sharing the Road – Campaigns and strategies
  • Business Symposium II – What makes bicycling good for your bottom line
  • New Laws for Bikes – What are the latest approaches and ideas
  • Who Put the Fun in BikeFun? – Plug in and meet your bikey brethren and sisters
  • Why Do People Not Ride – Really – or How to Get My Next Door Neighbor on a Bike

Plenary II – 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
The Next 20 Years for Bicycling – Going Platinum

Evan Manvel – Executive Director Bicycle Transportation Alliance
Ayleen Crotty – KBOO Bike Show, Filmed By Bike, and ORBikes.com
City of Cycling Copenhagen Video
Portland City Commissioner Sam Adams

1:30 pm Sprockettes Performance on Montgomery St

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