YOUTH BIKE SUMMIT 2011
Featuring NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan
WHEN: Friday January 14 - Sunday January 16, 2011
WHERE: The New School, Johnson/Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011
DESCRIPTION: The Youth Bike Summit is a 3 day gathering geared towards students, educators, and advocates. The conference aims to inspire people from different educational disciplines to explore, network, and learn how bicycling can be a legitimate and safe form of transportation for today's youth. With this mission in mind, the Youth Bike Summit will offer educational workshops and panel discussions on subjects ranging from how to advocate for bike lanes to basic bike maintenance. It will also provide tools and information on fundraising and best practices for schools that wish to incorporate bikes into the physical fabric of the learning environment.
ADMISSION: Tickets are $10.00 for the three-day event. Registration will continue in person at the Youth Bike Summit. The following meals will be provided: Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch, and Sunday brunch.
Friday January 14
5:00pm - 8:00pm -
Welcome / Registration / Roller Races!
Saturday January 15
8:30am - 10:00am -
Breakfast & Keynote Introduction by NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan
10:15am - 11:30am - Workshop Session I
- Tools for Change: Engagement, Bicycles & You
Velo City / Transportation Alternatives
How To Start a
Kids Ride Club
Woodhull Hospital / NYC Department of Health / Ride Club Participants
for Cycling & the Environment
Bikes Not Bombs - Boston, MA
Green Maps, Cycling
& Cities Around the World
Green Map System
Streets & You
NYC Department of Transportation Safety Education
Bike to School Day
Bike New York
Community Bicycle Center - Biddeford, ME
Tales from Tucson:
Youth Participation in a Bike Cooperative & Cycling Team
BICAS (Bicycle Inter-Community Art & Salvage) - Tucson, AZ
- Basic Bike Maintenance - Recycle-A-Bicycle
1:00pm - 2:15pm - Lunch & Presentation by Alliance for Climate Education
2:30pm - 4:00pm - Tabling / 3:00 - 3:30pm - Bike Snippets
4:00pm - 5:15pm - Workshop Session III
- Take Action on
Alliance for Climate Education
The Bike As a
Tool: How Mountain Biking Helps Kids with Simple Life Lessons
Trips for Kids Metro New York
How To Increase
Biking In Your Town
- Executive Directors Roundtable - Recycle-A-Bicycle
Sunday January 16
10:00am - 1:00pm - Breakfast & Food for Thought (+ Action!)
ADMISSION: $10.00 per person for the three-day event. Registration continues in-person at the event.
ACCOMMODATIONS: For groups traveling from out of town, we recommend Hosteling International New York for accommodations. Guests of the Youth Bike Summit can reserve rooms at a reduced rate through their website with the promotion code YBS2011. Promotion is effective January 13-19.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please visit our website www.recycleabicycle.org or contact Pasqualina Azzarello at 718-858-2972 or firstname.lastname@example.org Please also visit the Youth Bike Summit on Facebook.
The Youth Bike Summit was made possible by generous and ongoing support from The New School, Bike New York, the J.M. Kaplan Fund, REI, Bicycle Habitat & The Government of the Netherlands.
When & Where
Recycle-A-Bicycle utilizes the bicycle as a resource to foster youth development, environmental education, community engagement, and healthy living. Through retail storefronts, social entrepreneurship, and innovative programs, Recycle-A-Bicycle empowers the youth of New York City and beyond. RAB is a community-based bike shop and 501(c)3 non-profit organization.