The first PlacesForBikes Conference will be held June 28 – 30, 2017 at the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wisconsin. It will bring together hundreds of leaders from cities and towns across the U.S. who are interested in activating the power of bikes to achieve broader community goals. The focus is on quickly improving bike infrastructure to connect people to education, employment, recreation and transit. Attendees will learn how projects both large and small, from major new pathways to small pump tracks from protected bike lanes to mountain bike trails, can transform and invirgorate communities for both locals and visitors.
The conference is open to anyone interested in accelerating progress on biking in their community. It will particularly be helfpul to communities that send delegations of changemakers ready to roll up their sleeves and work as teams. The arc of local leaders who will find the conference valuable includes mayors, elected officials and city staff, community and business leaders, local funders, bike retailers, and advocates.
Conference delegates can expect to:
Register today at www.placesforbikesconference.org.