Mark your calendar

Maryland

Bike Maryland 17th Annual Bicycle Symposium
Miller Senate Building, Annapolis, MD
February 11th 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Registration

Check out the afternoon presentation on Safe Routes To School by James Elliott of Virginia’s Department of Transportation and Jessica Silwick, Transportation Alternatives Manager at State Highway Administration, and Lucy Neher, Coordinator of Safe Routes to School in Takoma Park.

Virginia

Webinar: Safe Routes to School in Small Towns
February 5th 12:30 p.m.

Registration

Webinar will discuss the challenges to encouraging and adapting Safe Routes to School for small towns. Berryville and Galax, VA will share their experiences.

Walkabout Mini-Grants are now available

The walkabout is an excellent opportunity for community stakeholders to experience pedestrian and bicycle conditions, share perspectives, and build consensus around potential solutions. The walkabout report will include a description of the conditions observed during the walkabout and photos. Recommended infrastructure improvements may also be included in the report, if the applicant intends to apply for a specific funding opportunity.

Walkabout Mini-Grant Application

National

Webinar: Bicycle Safety Education: Implement the Best Curricula for Your Community
February 20th 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Registration

Sometimes teaching bicycle safety can feel like rocket science. Between balancing the competing needs of scheduling available classroom time, checking off necessary safety skills, training educators and securing a bike fleet and equipment – choosing and implementing the best curriculum for your community can start to feel overwhelming. Join us as we talk about the important components of bicycle safety curricula and help attendees think through what might be best for their programs.

 

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