Another Successful National Bike Summit

With 750 attendees from all 50 states and three Canadian provinces, the 2013 National Bike Summit (NBS) was certainly a success. The National Women’s Bicycling Forum, which piggybacked the NBS, also saw a huge turnout, with 350 people traveling to Washington D.C. to hear from speakers like Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan. The focus this year’s NBS was on how “bicycling means business”. The economic impact of bicycling was explored, discussed, and debated in workshops, over meals, and during coffee breaks.

The sessions were extraordinarily valuable and gave us all some great ideas to implement here in Michigan. It was incredibly inspiring to meet and speak to advocates from all…

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