Announcing the Second Great MoCo Bike Summit

Montgomery County is home to some of the region’s best trails and most avid bikers. We have a robust bicycle culture that is growing stronger each year. Yet, there is much more to do.

To continue our progress, we will be celebrating a Second Great MoCo Bike Summit on June 6, 2015, following up on the inaugural Summit last year. The Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA), Montgomery County Planning (MNCPPC), Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), and I will be teaming up again to host an interactive discussion on bicycling in the County. This will be a great opportunity for you to interact directly with County elected and transportation planning leaders to help shape the future of biking in the County.

Will you be able to make it?

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Saturday June 6, 2015
10 am – Noon

Silver Spring Civic Center
1 Veterans Pl
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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The major focuses of the Summit will be how to incorporate next-generation bicycle facilities into our transportation network and the forthcoming Bicycle Master Plan. To that end, we have put together an exciting and interactive agenda. Coffee, refreshments, and ample opportunity for feedback will be provided!

Agenda

9:15am – 10am
Bike Ride (family friendly) from Bethesda (Elm St. Park) to Silver Spring (Civic Center) along the Capital Crescent Trail

10:00am – 10:10am
Introductory Remarks from Councilmember Hans Riemer

10:10am – 10:35am
Presentation from Bill Schultheiss (Toole Design Group) on the past, present, and future of bicycling. Q&A.

10:35am – 11am
Presentation from MCDOT on their vision and current projects. Q&A.

11am – 11:15am
Break/planning exercises

11:15am – Noon
Presentation from MNCPPC on the Bicycle Master Plan. Q&A.

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