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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

2nd Annual Florida Bike Summit April 8th


Get Ready to Make a Difference!

Come to Tallahassee for the 2nd Annual Florida Bike Summit at the Florida Capitol Courtyard April 8, 2010, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, and help protect the rights of bicyclists to ride safely and freely.

Learn what Florida is doing for bicyclists
Meet with legislators throughout the day
Connect with other bicycle advocates
Ride to the Capitol from the St. Marks Trailhead at 9:00 am
Secured bicycle parking in the Courtyard
Summit gathering spot: Tallahassee/East KOA Campground
Summit legislative training: 4/7/10; 7:00 pm
Summit celebration reception: 4/8/10; 5:00-6:30 pm
The 2010 Florida Bike Summit is FREE - register today
Press event at 10:30 am

Our first Summit in 2009 focused on educating legislators about the benefits of bicycling. For 2010, we need your input to define what cycling really is and how it can change Florida one rider at a time. Join us to take advantage of these changing times where more people are riding bikes. The time is now to show how powerful and influential we can be as a unified voice

Be a part of the solution to advance Florida as the best state to ride a bicycle.

For more details and to register, visit http://www.floridabicycle.org/joinus/summit.html.

2 comments:

  1. Robert L GoettemoellerMarch 28, 2010 at 10:53 AM

    I'm sorry that I won't be able to attend the summit. I do hope that someone raises the issue of the unconnected bike/walkway situation along Rt. 41. Riding on the highway even though there is a marked berm is not safe at the legal speed of the motorists. Just connect the existing paths, a two for the price of one deal. Check the use of the path along the horse park. No one uses it because it is not connected to anything on either end.
    Robert L Goettemoeller

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  2. Robert,
    Thanks! I've shared your comments with both FBA and the Lee County MPO staff working on the countywide master plan. Darla

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