“Mainstreaming energy efficient modes of transit in Hampton Roads”
Bicycle commuting is booming nationwide, with more than 60% growth since 2000. Already more than 1 in 5 Americans live in a Bicycle Friendly Community and more than 1 million workers are employed by a Bicycle Friendly Business.
Where: 4700 Powhatan Ave. Norfolk, VA 23529
When: Saturday May 31st 9am-5pm
Old Dominion University is celebrating national bike month this year with the Hampton Roads first regional bicycle summit May 31st. Celebrating an over one hundred year sustainable mode of transportation and lifestyle the bronze level Bicycle Friendly University will be hosting the Hampton Roads Bicycle Summit ( http://HRBS.eventbrite.com ) Saturday May 31st from 9am -5pm.
The event will have a vendor exhibition room, adult commuter & youth skills/safety rodeos, educational presentations, bicycle film & fashion show, workshops for all ages, group panel discussions, a "PassPORT" lunch tour with CARRY NORFOLK, a group bicycle ride sponsored by the City of Norfolk and more.
Who Should Attend
The Summit is created for people of all ages, and experience levels from beginer to advanced. Everyone from teachers, students, non-profit leaders, business leaders, and families interested in creating healthier, more physically active and better connected community. The schedule will accommodate participants who have organized events in the past and those that are new to bicycling and want to simply learn how to get from A to B safetly. No prior knowledge about cycling is required to attend the Summit.
Learn more by visiting: http://HRBS.eventbrite.com