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2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit Program

2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit Program

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Summit Program
8:00 – 8:45 Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Exhibits8:45 – 9:40 Welcome and Keynote Address – Room 215B-C-D
“Why We Need Bicycle-Friendly Communities:
How Columbia, Missouri is Making it Happen
o
Presenter:
Hon. Darwin Hindman
, Former Mayor, Columbia, Mo.
o
Introduction and Moderator:
 J. Kevin McCurren, MSPH
, Chair, GreaterGrand Rapids Bicycle Coalition
9:45 – 10:40 Workshops
“A Bicycling Community is a Healthy Community” –
Room 215B-C-D
o
 Jill Myer, B.S., CHES
, Kent County Health Department, Grand Rapids:“Public Health Benefits of a More Active Community”
o
Myra Marie Tetteh, MPP
, Department of Health and Wellness Promotion,City of Detroit: “Detroit’s Obesity Problem:
Promoting Walking and Biking for Community Health
o
Rory Neuner, MPP
, Safe Routes to School National Partnership, Lansing:“The Return of Walking and Biking to School:
Physical Fitness Goals of SafeRoutes to School Programs
o
Moderator:
 J. Kevin McCurren, MSPH
, Chair, Greater Grand Rapids BicycleCoalition
“Planning for Bicycle Facilities:
Downtown, Citywide, and Regional Perspectives
Room 215A
(repeated at 11:00)
o
 Jay Fowler, AICP
and
Eric Pratt
, Downtown Development Authority, City of Grand Rapids: “Framing the Future DDA Plan:
Planning and ImplementingDowntown Bicycle Improvements
o
Suzanne Schulz, AICP
, City of Grand Rapids: “The Grand RapidsNonmotorized Transportation Plan:
Taking ‘Bicycle-Friendly’ to the Next Level
o
Andrea Dewey
, Grand Valley Metropolitan Council, Grand Rapids: “TheMetro Nonmotorized Transportation Plan:
Promoting a Regional BicyclingNetwork 
o
Moderator:
Benjamin Van Gessel, LEED AP
, Greater Grand Rapids BicycleCoalition
“Paying for Bicycle Facilities:
Innovative Approaches
Room 215H
(repeated at11:00)
o
 James Ferro, AICP
, Ada Township: “Ada’s Bicycle Path Property Tax:
TheCitizen-Led Campaign and its Popular Results
o
Eli Cooper, AICP,
City of Ann Arbor: “Ann Arbor’s Progressive BicycleFunding Policy:
Resident Demand, City Council Leadership, AggressiveImplementation
o
Amber Thelen
, Michigan Department of Transportation: “State Transportation Grants:
Funding Creative Local Bicycle Projects in Michigan
2011 Grand Rapids BicycleSummit:
Inspiration to Action
Friday, May 6, 2011Eberhard Center - 2
nd
FloorGrand Valley State University301 W. Fulton St. Grand Rapids
 
o
Moderator:
Thomas Tilma, AICP
, Interim Director, Greater Grand RapidsBicycle Coalition
10:45 – 11:00 Break and Exhibits11:00 – 11:55 Workshops
“Promoting Economic Growth by Creating a Strong Bicycling Culture” –
Room 215B-C-D
o
Scott Chapin
, RJF Agencies, Minneapolis: “The Bicycling Boom:
TheEconomic Impact of Cycling” 
o
Response:
Dale Phelps
, Village Bike and Fitness, Grand Rapids Area
o
Panel: “Bicycle Friendly = Cool City = College Students and Millennials =Economic Development”
Nick Stygstra
, Teamwork Bags, Grand Rapids
Tyler Doornbos
and
Josh Leffingwell
, Bike Friendly GR, GrandRapids
o
Moderator:
 Joshua Duggan
, Secretary/Treasurer, Greater Grand RapidsBicycle Coalition
“Planning for Bicycle Facilities:
Downtown, Citywide, and Regional Perspectives
” –
Room 215A
(repeated from 9:45)
o
 Jay Fowler, AICP
and
Eric Pratt
, Downtown Development Authority, City of Grand Rapids: “Framing the Future DDA Plan:
Planning and ImplementingDowntown Bicycle Improvements
o
Suzanne Schulz, AICP
, City of Grand Rapids: “The Grand RapidsNonmotorized Transportation Plan:
Taking ‘Bicycle-Friendly’ to the Next Level
o
Andrea Dewey
, Grand Valley Metropolitan Council, Grand Rapids: “TheMetro Nonmotorized Transportation Plan:
Promoting a Regional BicyclingNetwork 
o
Moderator:
Benjamin Van Gessel, LEED AP
, Greater Grand Rapids BicycleCoalition
“Paying for Bicycle Facilities:
Innovative Approaches
” –
Room 215H
(repeated from9:45)
o
 James Ferro, AICP
, Ada Township: “Ada’s Bicycle Path Property Tax:
TheCitizen-Led Campaign and its Popular Results
o
Eli Cooper, AICP,
City of Ann Arbor: “Ann Arbor’s Progressive BicycleFunding Policy:
Resident Demand, City Council Leadership, AggressiveImplementation
o
Amber Thelen
, Michigan Department of Transportation: “State Transportation Grants:
Funding Creative Local Bicycle Projects in Michigan
o
Moderator:
Thomas Tilma, AICP
, Interim Director, Greater Grand RapidsBicycle Coalition
 12:00 – 12:30 Lunch – Room 215B-C-D
Announcements
o
Dave Medema
, Pondera Advisors and Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition
12:30 – 1:25 Keynote Address – Room 215B-C-D
“How to Build a Bicycle-Friendly City and Region:
27 Years of Success from Seattle toDallas
o
Keynote Speaker:
Peter Lagerwey
, Toole Design Group, Seattle
o
Introduction and Moderator:
Thomas Tilma, AICP
, Interim Director, GreaterGrand Rapids Bicycle Coalition
1:30 – 2:25 Workshops
 
“Basics of Designing On-Street Bicycle Facilities” –
Room 215B-C-D
o
Peter Lagerwey
, Toole Design Group, Seattle
o
Moderator:
Mark DeClercq, P.E.
, City of Grand Rapids
“Complete Streets:
The View from the State, a City, and a Wheelchair 
” –
Room215A
o
 John Lindenmayer
, League of Michigan Bicyclists, Lansing: “The View fromthe State:
Michigan’s Complete Streets Legislation and Complete StreetsMovement 
o
Suzanne Schulz, AICP
, City of Grand Rapids: “The View from a City:
Grand Rapids’ Commitment to Complete Streets Policies and Ordinances
o
Rae Bower and Frank Lynn
, Disability Advocates of Kent County, GrandRapids: “The View from a Wheelchair:
 Advocating for the Accessibility Component of Complete Streets
o
Moderator:
Barbara Schmid
, MDOT Complete Streets Advisory Council &Vice Chair, Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition
“Building a Metro Mountain Biking Network:
The Parks Department and the Advocates Working Together 
” –
Room 215H
o
Roger Sabine
, Kent County Parks: “County Parks and Mountain Biking:
TheLuton Park Model for Single Track Design, Development, and Maintenance
o
 Jay Steffen, RLA
, City of Grand Rapids Parks: “Urban Mountain Biking:
Developing the Grand Rapids Bike Park and the Grand Loop
o
Martin Hall
, President, Western Chapter, Michigan Mountain BikingAssociation:
“Getting it Done: Building Trails and the 50 in 5 Campaign” 
o
Moderator:
Steve Faber
, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, Grand Rapids
2:30 – 2:45 Break, Refreshments, and Exhibits2:45 – 3:40 Workshops
“Beyond Bike Lanes:
New Kinds of Facilities for On-Street Bicycling
” –
Room 215B-C-D
o
Peter Lagerwey
, Toole Design Group, Seattle
o
Moderator:
Mark DeClercq, P.E.
, City of Grand Rapids
“Bicycle Cooperatives:
Involving the Community to Make Cycling More Accessible
” –
Room 215A
o
Tom Bulten
, Boston Square Community Bikes, Grand Rapids: "BostonSquare Community Bikes:
Promoting Sustainable Transportation
"
o
Thomas Fish
, The Motion Initiative, Grand Rapids: “The Motion Initiative:
Urban Cooperative Youth Mountain Biking Ministry in the Black HillsNeighborhood 
o
Angie Karr
, The Hub of Detroit, Detroit: “The Hub of Detroit's Back AlleyBikes:
Serving the Youth of Detroit’s Cass Corridor” 
o
Moderator:
 Josh McBryde
, Bikestock and Greater Grand Rapids BicycleCoalition
“Bicycle Commuting:
How Experience, Employers, Parking, and Transit Can Help
” –
Room 215H
o
Gary De Kock 
: “Tales of a Grand Rapids Area Bicycle Commuter:
LessonsLearned for Commuters and Local Government 
o
Mary O’Neill, LEED AP
, Atomic Object, Grand Rapids: “Bicycle Commutingand the Employer:
 Atomic Object’s Commitment to a Bicycle-Friendly Workplace
o
Susan Hartger
and
Richard Hartger
, CycleSafe, Inc., Grand Rapids:“CycleSafe:
Encouraging Bicycle Commuting with Secure Bicycle Parking

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