2013 Summit Agenda: Creating Bike-Friendly, Walk-Friendly Places
8:15 Check-in and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Bill Nesper, Vice President, League of American Bicyclists will discuss the Bicycle Friendly America program.
9:15 Break-out sessions: Round 1
10:30 Break-out sessions: Round 2 (the first round break-out sessions will be repeated)
11:45 Keynote Speaker Jeff Olson, Principal, Alta Planning & Design, author “The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society”
Jeff Olson is an architect and planner at Alta Planning & Design. He has been involved in greenways, open space, active living and alternative transportation projects for more than 20 years. He has had a diverse career with experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. He served as the first New York State DOT bike/pedestrian program manager, and then went on to lead the US Millennium Trails program before joining Alta. He is an avid bicyclist and skier who has the perspective of a parent with three young children.
1:00 What’s Going on in Connecticut
Learn about state and local projects, initiatives and accomplishments from a variety of speakers.
...Then stay for more!
2:30 Bike or Walk Tour --- Elm City Cycling members will lead separate one-hour bike and walk tours so you can see how New Haven is becoming more bike and walk friendly.
4:00 Social Hour --- Gather at O’Toole’s to network and socialize with other summit attendees.
Keynote Speaker Jeff Olson, author of The Third Mode
Jeff Olson, a principal at Alta Planning and Design, is an architect and planner who has been involved in greenways, open space, active living and alternative transportation projects for more than 20 years. > Bio
Featured Speaker Bill Nesper, VP, League of American Bicyclists
Bill Nesper directs the LAB's Bicycle Friendly America Program, which includes the Bicycle Friendly Community, Bicycle Friendly State, Bicycle Friendly University and Bicycle Friendly Business recognition programs. > Bio
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