[ApaIllinois] Save the Date for the 2012 Central Illinois Bike Summit

Paula Freeze, APA-IL Editor editor at ilapa.org
Thu Feb 16 12:33:45 CST 2012


Save the Date! 

2012 Central Illinois Bike Summit 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.* 
Normal, Illinois 

Event Description: This all-day bike event is designed to bring together planners, engineers, and advocates interested in the vital role that bicycles play in our transportation system. The day’s informational sessions will cover a broad array of topics at varying levels of technical detail. Attendees should leave the summit with a better understanding of why bikes are important and how to make their communities more bike friendly. 
Partial Speaker Lineup: 

Pre-Session "Meet Ups" – Join informal, small group discussions at various Uptown Normal locations on topics like "Planning Bike Events," "Organizing Trail Counts," and "Coordinating Bike Rodeos" 

Lunch Keynote – Andy Clarke, President of the American League of Bicyclists (confirmed) 

Bike Planning 101 – Ed Barsotti, Executive Director of the League of Illinois Bicyclists (confirmed) 

Making the Economic Case for Bike Trails – Steve Buchtel, Trails for Illinois (confirmed) 

"Why Plan for Bikes?" Mayor’s Panel 
Location: Marriott Hotel/Carol Reitan Conference Center, 201 Broadway, Uptown Normal 
Contact: Mercy Davison, Town Planner, Town of Normal, 309-454-9590 or mdavison at normal.org 
Estimated Registration Fee: $30 (includes lunch) 

* Attendees will be encouraged to stick around for an evening social event in Uptown Normal! 
Registration materials will be sent out in late February. 
In the meantime, block May 23 on your calendar! 

This event is sponsored in part by the APA-IL Illinois State Section.
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