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All breakout, plenary sessions, and mobile workshops are open to all Summit attendees unless otherwise noted. Let us know you would like to partipate by adding it to your schedule here. Space in all Mobile Workshops is limited, so sign up quick! 

The Active Transportation Leadership Institute is designed for Summit attendees who are staff of local and/or state-wide advocacy organizations.


The National Bike Summit is the premier bike advocacy event of the year for bike advocates and professionals! 

WITH NEW LEADERSHIP IN THE OVAL OFFICE, we need your voice FOR BIKES on Capitol Hill!  Congress will be in session to hear your voice.

This INSPIRING event builds our movement for 2017 and beyond. Focus will be on regional planning, national and local messaging, and the road map of our work together in advancing the bicycling movement. Networking opportunities, keynote addresses from top government officials, workshops highlighting innovative advocacy ideas, and an organized Lobby Day to bring our pro-bicycling message to our elected officials on Capitol Hill - experience it all during our few days together!

This year’s event will be held March 6-9, 2017 at the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown DC, located at 999 Ninth St. NW Washington, DC 20001. 

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Monday, March 6 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
BREAKOUT: Tools for Recreational and Rural Road Advocacy - Improving Rumble Strips and Chip Seal

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This session will provide advocates, club members and officials with an overview and key
takeaways from the Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide (STAR guide): https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/bicycle_pedestrian/publications/small_towns/.

In addition, attendees will gain the knowledge, steps, and actions for ensuring their state follows best practices for road treatments that include rumble strips and chip seal. Case studies will provide common sense approaches that will spark local action and questions will be answered by an expert panel.

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Saara Snow

Advocacy Manager, Adventure Cycling Associaiton
As the Travel Initiatives Coordinator for Adventure Cycling Association, Saara Snow manages national partnerships and projects to improve bicycle travel conditions. She works with tourism, recreation, and transportation agencies, the National Park Service, Amtrak, state parks, and... Read More →


Lea Brooks

Advocate, Bike SLO County

Amy Johnson Ely

Executive Director, Palmetto Cycling Coalition
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Steve Durrant, FASLA

Vice President, Alta Planning + Design
The leading international consulting firm specializing in bicycle and pedestrian plans, project design and encouragement programs. Creating active, healthy communities, and hiring the best professionals.
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Daniel Goodman

Transportation Specialist, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Dan Goodman works on the Livability Team in the Office of Human Environment at FHWA. He leads FHWA’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Program and Work Group and oversees the national Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. He serves as one of FHWA’s representatives on the U.S.DOT Pedestrian... Read More →

Monday March 6, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm EST
Congressional Ballroom A