Presented by Bike Law Georgia
Friday, Sept. 27
8-9 a.m. – Breakfast
9 a.m. – noon
Learning from Our Neighbor Tennessee: Active Transportation Planning and Advocacy in the Volunteer State
- Leslie Meehan, MPA, AICP – Director of the Office of Primary Prevention at the Tennessee Department of Health
- Nora Kern, Executive Director of Walk Bike Nashville
Outdoor Recreation is Everywhere – Bicycle Tourism + Industry in Georgia and the Burgeoning Statewide OR Movement
- George Dusenbury (Trust for Public Land) on the creation of the Georgia outdoor recreation coalition
- Brent Buice (East Coast Greenway) on the ECG, bike tourism, connecting trails to cities, and economic opportunity
- Kate Gates (Mulberry Gap) + Brett Davidson (MTB Atlanta) on mountain bike tourism in Georgia + growth of trails as both daily recreation and destination tourism
- Earl Serafica of Earl’s Bike Shop on opening a bike shop and engaging with the community about bicycles as daily transportation and recreation
- TJ Kaplan (JL Morgan) on the broader political landscape in Georgia and looking forward to 2020’s legislative session
Welcome to Atlanta Group Ride
6-6:30 p.m. – meet at Woodruff Park (corner of Peachtree Street and Auburn Avenue) for monthly Atlanta Critical Mass with 300+ riders! Inclusive, no drop 12-15 mile long ride at 10mph pace.
Rides leaves at 6:45 p.m. and ends at Georgia Beer Garden (420 Edgewood Ave SE) around 8:15-8:30 p.m. for an after party!
Join us for the ride and/or the party!
Saturday Sept. 28
8-9 a.m. – Breakfast
Opening Plenary: Past, Present, and Future of Bicycles as a Part of Atlanta’s Transportation Landscape with Dr. Renée Skeete, Nedra Deadwyler, King Williams and Darin Givens
Breakout Sessions 1
- Engaging and Empowering Your Community with Bike/Walk Audits – Caila Brown of Bike Walk Savannah
- Bicycling + Older Adults: Programs and Planning in Metro Atlanta – Katie Perumbeti of Atlanta Regional Commission and Cheryl Burnette of Decatur Active Living
- Intro to Bikepacking + Bikexploring – Devin Cowens of WTF Bikexplorers ATL
Breakout Sessions 2
- Safe Routes to Schools in Georgia: Best Practices + Opportunities – Pattie Pittman of the Georgia Safe Routes to Schools Resource Center
- How Advocates Can Use Data for Better Results: Breaking Down the “Safe Streets for Walking and Biking” Report – Byron Rushing of Atlanta Regional Commission
- Ticket Diversion: the Atlanta Model Education, Equity and Community Building – Stephen Spring of Atlanta Bicycle Coalition
12:30 p.m. – Lunch
Midday Session: Creative Grassroots Actions for Mobility Justice in Atlanta + Youth Bike Summit in Atlanta 2020
- Organizers of the DeKalb Ave Rush Hour Slow Roll + West Peachtree Human-Protected Bike/Scooter Lane and Bike Law Georgia + the Respect Cascade Campaign
- Youth Bike Summit 2020 in Atlanta Presentation by BRAG Dream Team + YBS 2020 Host Committee
Breakout Sessions 3
- Designing an Effective and Uniform Survey to Understand the Impacts of Shared Mobility in Your City – Yi Wen of University of Tennessee, Knoxville
- Getting More People on Bikes! A Bicycle Co-op/Program Roundtable – Josh Mendez of Sopo Bicycle Cooperative, Nadine Peever of FB4K ATL, and Michael Flueckiger of Spokes for Global Folks
- Bicycle at Atlanta’s Universities – A Panel with Bike GT from Georgia Tech, Starter Bikes from Emory University, and Panther Bikes at Georgia State University.
Sunday, Sept. 29
Two Great Bike Events!