Forming a Prince George's County Bike Advocacy Group
Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This 2 hour workshop will feature a presentation from Bike Maryland on forming an advocacy group and from other regional bicycle adocacy organizations. We will leave plenty of time for discussion, and we will we begin to brainstorm what you think should be the focus of the Prince George's County Bicycle Advocacy Group. This meeting is inteded for people who plan to serve in some capacity on the Prince George's County Bicycle Advocacy Group. A meeting agenda will soon be posted.
When & Where
Bike Maryland is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission to enhance bicycling safety and conditions while providing a voice for bicyclists. Each year we host free safety education workshops for 10,000+ children and adults through our Bike Minded Safety Program. Additionally, Bike Maryland hosts dozens of business, university and community workshops through the Bike Friendly Program. We represent the hundreds of thousands of bicyclists in Maryland through our promotion of awareness and safety campaigns and the enactment of pro-bicycle legislation at the state and local level.
Recent accomplishments include:
- Passage of six state pro-bike bills in the last four years including the 3-foot law and passage of the criminal negligence/manslaughter bill
- Maryland Police Departments enforcement video to educate police on bicycle safety and laws
- Increase in the number of bicyclists (commuters in Baltimore by 51% between 2009-2012)
- Maryland Awarded #11 in the U.S for Bike Friendly Ranking
More about Bike Maryland here.