Presented by: The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (HRMPO)
2015 Bike-Walk Summit Topic: Play to Our Strengths: The Secrets to a Biking and Walking Community
with Keynote Speaker, Pete Eshelman Director of Outdoor Branding, Roanoke Regional Partnership
- PDF Slides Part 1
- PDF Slides Part 2
- Video presentation Pete gave at 2014 Cityworks X(po) in Roanoke, VA
Check out 2015’s Featured Project Videos!
Materials from the 2015 Bike-Walk Summit:
- Event Program, including Agenda and Year in Review list
- Summit Report and Project Action Plans – Facilitation by Professor Lori Britt and JMU 4C – Campus Community Civic Collaborative facilitators
- Play to Our Strengths: The Secrets to a Biking and Walking Community – Pete Eshelman – Director of Outdoor Branding, Roanoke Regional Partnership
- Featured project videos
- In the media:
- 2015 Summit Press Release
- “Discussion to be held regarding Harrisonburg’s increasing biking community”, JMU Breeze, November 11, 2015
- “Bike-Walk Summit Hear’s ‘Sticky’ Talk – Speaker Describes Efforts to Welcome, Keep Newcomers”, Daily-News Record, November 14, 2015
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.
Questions? Contact Ann Cundy, [email protected]