2015 Georgia Bike Summit
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The Georgia Bike Summit, presented by Bike Law and Stantec, is coming up soon!

Our 6th annual Summit is the state's only conference dedicated to making Georgia a bike-friendly state. Join us in Milledgeville and you will enjoy:

  • Networking and resource sharing for advocates, elected officials, planners and engineers
  • Workshops on a variety of topics about bicycling in Georgia
  • An internationally renowned Keynote speaker
  • Street festivals and social events

Register today - we look forward to seeing you in Milledgeville this November! 

Summit Schedule Overview
 

Friday, Nov 6

8:30 am - noon: Bicycle Topics Roundtable and Rail-Trail Workshop
5:30 - 10 pm: "First Friday" Street Party

Saturday, Nov 7

7:30 am - 5 pm: 6th annual Georgia Bike Summit
7  - 11 pm: Summit After Party

Sunday, Nov 8

8 am - noon: Variety of on and off-road bike rides for all skills levels, and kayaking on the Oconee River!
 
 
Thank you to all of our sponsors for making the Summit possible!
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Exciting news for Complete Streets implementation in GA!

We are thrilled to announce that Georgia Bikes has been awarded a significant grant from Voices for Healthy Kids to help communities throughout the state to develop, adopt, and implement Complete Streets policies that will increase safety for all street users. Stay tuned for details on this exciting development!
 



Summit Keynote: Gil Penalosa 

We are thrilled to have secured this year's Summit Keynote, internationally renowned urban livability expert Gil Penalosa, Founder and Chair of the Board of 8 80 Cities

As former Commissioner of Parks, Sport and Recreation for the City of Bogotá, Colombia, Gil was an integral part of the city's much celebrated transformation of public space and sustainable mobility during the late 1990s. Gil successfully led the design and development of over 200 parks including Simon Bolivar, a 113-hectare park in the heart of the city. Gil's team also initiated the "new Ciclovia," a program that sees over one million people walk, run, skate, and bike along 121 kilometres of Bogotá’s city roads every Sunday, and today is internationally recognized and emulated.

Gil also works as Urban Expert on Mobility and Citizen Engagement for the renowned Danish firm Gehl Architects. He serves on the Board of Directors of City Parks Alliance, USA, and is a Senior Advisor to StreetFilms in NYC, American Trails, and America Walks.

Gil's presentation will occur during lunch on Saturday, November 7th. Register now!

REGISTER for the Summit
GOHS renewed its commitment to statewide bicycle safety by awarding a sixth year of funding to Georgia Bikes. The 2015-2016 grant will enable public information campaigns on sharing the road and safe driving and cycling practices. Read more.

New & Improved!


We recently redesigned our popular Bicyclist Pocket Guide and want to get copies into the hands of Georgia's bicyclists ASAP! The Guides cover state laws that pertain to the operation of a bicycle on public roadways and include helpful tips on safe cycling practices so that you can ride with confidence. To request a shipment of Guides (max 250 per request for now), just drop us a line.
Donations are not required for delivery, but they are welcome and appreciated!
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