Annual Harrisonburg & Rockingham Bike-Walk Summit

The 2017 Bike-Walk Summit will be held on Friday November 3

Presented by: The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (HRMPO)

2017 Harrisonburg & Rockingham Bike-Walk Summit
Friday, November 3, 2017

James Madison University Campus

The 2017 Harrisonburg & Rockingham Bike-Walk Summit will be held on November 3, 2017, from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM on the James Madison University (JMU) campus.
Each year the Bike-Walk Summit brings together a broad range of partners who are working to make Harrisonburg and Rockingham County a great biking and walking community to live in and visit. This year the theme is “Engaging to Create Walkable and Bikeable Communities,” with a keynote address from Fionnuala Quinn, Founder and Director of The Bureau of Good Roads. Her talk and interactive, hands-on sessions will focus on engaging whole communities in the planning and design process to create successful walking and biking facilities that meet the public’s needs. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all attendees.

The League of Sidewalk Superintendents from The Bureau of Good Roads on Vimeo.

Goals of the Summit

1. To develop relationships and partnerships between the stakeholders in the bicycle and pedestrian development in the city and county.

2. To coordinate and build on the bicycle and pedestrian efforts between the city, county, and other key stakeholders to make our region more bicycle and pedestrian friendly

3. To educate elected officials, planners and decision makers to the community, health and economic benefits of bicycling and walking.

4. To identify specific actions that are needed to make Harrisonburg and Rockingham County the Bike and Pedestrian Community of Virginia

5. To develop collaborative bike and pedestrian action steps for the coming year.

Summit Conveners:

Partners:

Past Bike-Walk Summit Information

2015 Bike-Walk Summit Recap

2016 Bike-walk Summit Recap

Questions? Contact Ann Cundy, [email protected]

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