8th Annual NC BikeWalk Summit: November 8-9, 2019
Location: The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center, 420 High St SW, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. (See note below about Accommodations).
The 2019 NC BikeWalk Summit in Winston-Salem promises to be packed full of information useful to bicycle advocates, transportation planners, business owners, elected officials, tactical urbanists, public health practitioners, and livability and sustainability professionals. Experts from across the state and beyond will be on hand to share their knowledge and experience. The mission of the summit is to
Pre-Summit Workshop Thursday November 7, noon–5pm
Building Community Engagement with a Walk: Learn to Lead a Walk Audit
Be the change you want in your community! This workshop is offered by the energetic nationally-known public health and transportation consultant and former Olympic race walker Mark Fenton, who will instruct you in how to be a Neighborhood Walk Auditor, capable of spotting problems and confident in your new ability to show others how to identify problems and communicate with decision-makers. This class will run from noon to 5, and is also being offered at the special rate of $50. An excellent training course for public health officials, Town employees, planners, advocates for safe routes to school and other advocates for safer, more equitable communities. (CM credits for planners have been approved for this course, and PDH credits for engineers have been applied for.) Location: Winston-Salem City Hall, 101 N. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101.
We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hawthorne Inn at a special rate of for attendees. When planning your trip, note that the Traffic Bicycling course begins at 8 am on Thursday morning. Also, there is the possibility of a walk or ride after the Summit on Saturday afternoon. For details on the accommodations and directions to the summit, please click here.
For updates on keynotes, program schedule, etc., visit our website.