Great ideas abound at the Women’s Forum. Here are a few tips and tricks of the advocacy trade from a few women who are on the front lines.
The impacts of a major snowstorm in the DC area are being felt with many Summit attendees — including several key members of Oregon’s delegation — not being able to make the trip.
The Women’s Cycling Forum, a precursor event to the National Bike Summit, opened with inspiring stories from female leaders who come from a wide range of industries.
League President Andy Clarke addresses attendees of the National Bike Summit after a day of lobbying on Capitol Hill Wednesday.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Kristin Dahl with Travel Oregon unveiled exciting new numbers on Oregon bicycle tourism at a breakout session titled, Bicycling Means Business: Getting the Facts Straight.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) From a boom in bike manufacturing in Portland to increased economic vitality on streets with protected bike lanes in Manhattan, signs of how bicycling grows the bottom … Read more
Douglas Meyer recommends that bike advocates tone down the rhetoric.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Some of the most important insights from the National Bike Summit (which wrapped up Thursday morning with a bike ride) came from an unexpected place. Douglas Meyer, a marketing and communications specialist with Bernuth & Williamson Consulting, shared research on Tuesday that … Read more
Kristin Dahl with Travel Oregon (L) explains economic impact data with Caroline Robinson, Legislative Assistant for House Rep. Greg Walden.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) ‘Bikes mean business’ is the official theme of this year’s National Bike Summit; but that idea hardly needs any help in being put front and center. The economic impact of bicycling has … Read more
Chris Distefano (Rapha), Diane Chalmers (Chris King Precision Components) and Jamie Porter (Travel Oregon) are just few of the over 30 Oregonians braving the miserable weather on Capitol Hill today to lobby for bicycling.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)