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10th Annual Georgia Bike Summit presented by Bike Law Georgia!
Georgia's only statewide gathering for bicycle advocates and people that want to make bicycling safer, more accessible and equitable, and better for all.
When: Friday and Saturday, September 27-28 2019
Where: Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta, GA
Who: Bicycle advocates, community members, industry representatives, planners + engineers, elected officials, government staff members, and more!
Friday September 27th (free but please get a ticket if planning on attending)
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
Jessica Wilson, MPA - Program Supervisor, Office of Multimodal Planning at the Tennessee Department of Transportation
Nora Kern, Executive Director of Walk Bike Nashville
Bicycle Industry + Tourism Gathering with speakers and discussion on how to leverage the broader industry for more support for bicycling in Georgia, including a soon-to-be formed outdoor recreation coalition in our state.
- George Dusenbury, Georgia State Director of the Trust for Public Land, on the outdoor recreation coalition
- Brent Buice, GA/SC Coordinator of the East Coast Greenway, on trails, tourism, and economic opportunity
- Representatives from the Youth Bike Summit 2020 Atlanta organizing team on how the industry can support getting more kids on bikes
Full speaker list in late-August.
Welcome to Atlanta Group Ride
6:00-6:30PM - meet at Woodruff Park (corner of Peachtree St and Auburn Ave) for monthly Atlanta Critical Mass with 300+ riders! Inclusive, no drop 12-15 mile long ride at 10mph pace.
Rides leaves at 6:45PM and ends at Georgia Beer Garden (420 Edgewood Ave SE) around 8:15-8:30PM for an after party!
Join us for the ride and/or the party!
Saturday September 28th
Opening Plenary with Dr. Renée Skeete, Nedra Deadwyler, King Williams and Darin Givens on the past, present, and future of bicycles as a part of Atlanta's transportation landscape
Midday Session on creative grassroots actions for mobility justice with:
Organizers of the DeKalb Ave Rush Hour Slow Roll + West Peachtree Human-Protected Bike/Scooter Lane and the Respect Cascade campaign
Breakout sessions on: Older Adults and Bicycles, Safe Routes to Schools in Georgia, Impacts of Shared Mobility, Community-led Bike/Walk Audits, Bikepacking/Bikeploring, and muchmore
Breakfast and Lunch provided
Full schedule in early September!
Sunday September 29th:
Two Great Bike Events!
Atlanta Streets Alive - Southwest
Six Gap Century and Three Gap Fifty Ride in Dahlonega, GA
255 Courtland Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303
Conference rate linked below:
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