Fairfax Bike Summit: Pedaling our way to a healthier and happier community
All are invited to join Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling (FABB), George Mason University (GMU) and Fairfax County for the inaugural Fairfax Bike Summit on Saturday, October 27 at GMU from 9AM – 2PM. Register here for FREE (ffxbikesummit.eventbrite.com) – Attendance is limited to 200 people – so act fast!
About the Fairfax Bike Summit: This summit will bring together bicyclists, bicycle organizations, bike shops, and transportation professionals to discuss:
Turning Fairfax into an even better place to live by making bicycling a major part of the transportation system
Details about the recently-completed bicycle master plan draft that serves as our roadmap for making our streets safer for bicyclists (adding bike lanes, cycle tracks, signed bicycle routes, and connecting trails and streets that lead to major destinations)
How other communities are being transformed from auto-centric places to more people-oriented places
Bicycling as an alternative transportation option that provides opportunities to grow Fairfax County into a more competitive, liveable, connected, and vibrant community
You’ll also get to hear from nationally-known speakers including Andy Clarke, president of the League of American Bicyclists, Chris Eatough of BikeArlington, and Stewart Schwartz of the Coalition for Smarter Growth. See the latest in transportation bikes and gear on display from local bike shops. Join GMU staff for a bike tour of campus bike facilities after the summit. A limited number of bicycles will be provided by The Bike Lane.
The summit will be held at The HUB at GMU in the Front-Middle Ballroom, 10423 Rivanna River Way, Fairfax, VA 22030. Display space is available for bicycle businesses and organizations. For further information, please visit fabb-bikes.org or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsored by Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling, George Mason University, and Fairfax County