Idaho Walk Bike Summit 2016
Boise, ID, May 11-13
Idaho Walk Bike Alliance hosted Walk Bike Summit 2016, an event which aimed to educate and inspire advocates from all over Idaho to better effect real change in their communities – urban and rural.
Move Forward. The Summit brought together advocates, health community leaders, city staff, planners, transportation departments, legislators, and interested citizens in a collaborative effort to better implement non-motorized transportation facilities in all Idaho communities.
When: Wednesday evening, May 11th through Friday, May 13th (event concludes at noon on Friday)
Where: Boise Centre on the Grove (850 W Front St, Boise, 83702)
Wednesday evening, 4:30 – 7:00PM Welcome Reception at Boise Green Bike and Foot Dynamics in downtown Boise. Pick up your Summit information, enjoy complimentary beer from Boise Brewing, say hello, get ready for an early start on Thursday morning.
Your registration includes Thursday breakfast, Thursday lunch, and Friday breakfast.
Some of the many Summit presentations:
Dr. Michael Lowry, University of Idaho – Bikeability Analysis Tool
Greg Weitzel, Idaho Falls Parks & Rec – Connecting Our Community – A Plan for Connecting the Idaho Falls Area Through Walking and Biking.
Brian Billingsley, City of Caldwell – How School Boundries Can Increase Your Walk To School Results.
Chris Danley, Vitruvian Planning – Join Chris on two sessions, Intersections 101 and again for The Street Interface: Getting the Most Out of Street and Land Use, as he takes you on walk audits around downtown Boise.
And so much more to help you learn the tools and be successful in your community!
Thursday evening, May 12 – Come celebrate with us at Idaho Mountain Touring bike shop in downtown Boise. Enjoy complimentary beer from local brewer, Boise Brewing, food trucks, and music by a local marimba band as we network and share stories.
Thank you to our Summit sponsors:
Speaker Sponsor Level
And a big THANK YOU to our partners who make up our Planning Committee: Federal Highway Administration, ACHD Commuteride, COMPASS, Idaho Smart Growth, Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance, Safe Routes to School, Department of Health & Welfare, Ada County Highway District, Boise State University