Saturday, February 26, 2011

Oregon Bike Summit Rebrands in 2011: Active Transportation

As many know, the Oregon Bike Summit has been renamed the Active Transportation Summit.

It will be held in Salem this year and if you are curious, or interested in attending, here's the list of speakers:

Kristin Dahl, Travel Oregon (State of Oregon)
Rob Sadowsky, BTA (Portland)
Andy Clark, League of American Bicyclists (National)
Scott Bricker, America Walks (Portland, National)
Lynn Peterson, Chair, Clackamas County Commission (and now State)
Tim Blumenthal, Bikes Belong (National)
Gail Achterman, Chair, Oregon Transportation Commission (State)
Mia Birk, Alta Planning and Design (Portland)

And here's the list of breakout session leaders:

Legislative Priorities:
Gerik Kransky, Bicycle Transportation Alliance (Portland)
Ray Thomas, Swanson, Thomas & Coon (Portland)
Steph Routh, Willamette Pedestrian Coalition (Portland)

Politics – The Reality of the Legislature:
Randy Tucker, Metro (Portland)
Olivia Clark, TriMet (Portland)

Funding – Road Finance Reform:
Bob Stacey (Portland)
Gail Achterman (State)
Chris Rall, Transportation for America (National)
Andy Clarke, League of American Bicyclists (National)

Transportation Health Equity:
Mara Gross, Coalition for a Livable Future (Portland)
Dr. Philip Wu, Kaiser Permanente (Portland)
Lake McTighe, Metro (Portland)
Alison Graves, Community Cycling Center (Portland)
Noelle Dobson, Oregon Public Health Institute (Portland)

Sheila Lyons, Oregon Department of Transportation
Roger Geller, Portland Bureau of Transportation
Andrew Singelakis, Washington County Dept. of Land Use and Transportation
Lynn Weigand, Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (Portland)

Social Marketing Programs:
Lindsay Selser, City of Eugene
Jessica Roberts, Alta Planning + Design (Portland)
Alison Graves, Community Cycling Center (Portland)

Tourism Benefits of Active Transportation:
Scott Bricker, America Walks (Portland, National)
Kristin Dahl, Travel Oregon (State)
Alex Phillips, Oregon Parks and Recreation
Veronica Rinard, Travel Portland
Jerry Norquist, Cycle Oregon (Portland)
Chris Bernhardt, International Mountain Bicycling Association (National)

Bike Sharing Programs:
Mia Birk, Alta Planning + Design (Portland)
Tim Blumenthal, Bikes Belong (National)
Rob Sadowsky, Bicycle Transportation Alliance (Portland)

Regional Updates:
Lake McTighe, Metro (Portland)
Nathan Broom, Rogue Valley Transportation District

Folks can register here.

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