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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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Sunday, March 5 • 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Free Early Orientation Casual Bike Ride FULL

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This is a complimentary ride hosted by DC Cycle Concierge, no fee required.

Meet at the Renaissance hotel and start your Summit experience off right with a bike ride. This is a casually paced (10 mph avg) ride, covering 5-6 miles over 1.5 hours. Riders will start at the conference site, visit the Capitol Building, House & Senate buildings while noting Metro stations, Mobile Workshop Stops (Nat Geo, NPR & World Bank) and more along the way. Get to know the city by bike and become familiar with locations included in the agenda of the National Bike Summit. 

Riders must have their own bike and helmet. Rent a bike for multiple days while attending the Summit through Bikes to Borrow. Use code NBS2017 for a 10% discount. There must be at least 6 riders for the ride to happen. Rides will not happen if there is heavy rain, snow, ice, or thunder/lightening. 

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Jeff Miller

Owner, DC Cycling Concierge
After decades of leading organizations to make communities across the county safer and better for biking and walking, I now offer fully customized bike rides in the DC region. With my motto "Your Ride, Your Pace" I'll meet travelers or residents where they are and give them an wonderful... Read More →

Sunday March 5, 2017 3:00pm - 4:45pm EST
Renaissance Hotel Downtown 999 Ninth Street NW Washington, District Of Columbia 20001