The 2017 Wisconsin Bike Summit will be held on Thursday, May 4th in Milwaukee, WI at the UWM School of Continuing Education. Presentations and workshops will cover a wide range of topics with a focus on bicycle equity.
The Bike Fed is pleased to announce the following featured speakers – Plenary Speaker Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is leading the charge to make Milwaukee the second platinum-rated Bicycle Friendly City in Wisconsin. Melody Hoffman, Ph.D, author of Bike Lanes are White Lanes, will discuss the increasing number of cyclists of color and why planners should shift their exclusive focus away from white, upwardly mobile bicyclists. Rob Henken, president of the Public Policy Forum will provide historical context on transportation policy issues and what our new administration plans for the future of transportation. Anthony Taylor, founding member of Major Taylor Cycling Club of MN and National Brotherhood of Cyclists, will lead an interactive journey that will provide participants with the insight to better understand and create a shared definition of Equity. The workshop will challenge participants to make Equity and the creation of Equitable outcomes the foundation of their advocacy work in active transportation and community development.
The full agenda will be posted in mid-March and registration information will be available soon. If you have any questions, please contact Tony at email@example.com.
Hope to see you in Milwaukee!