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 NYC
ONLINE REGISTRATION: http://youthbikesummit.eventbrite.com/
ADMISSION: $10.00 per person for the three-day event. Registration continues in-person at the event. 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
- Youth Ambassadors for Cycling & the Environment -- Bikes Not Bombs - Boston, MA
- Green Maps, Cycling & Cities Around the World -- Green Map System
11:45am - 1:00pm - Workshop Session II
- Our Changing Streets & You -- NYC Department of Transportation Safety Education
- Bike to School Day in Brooklyn -- Bike New York
- Mentoring Best Practices -- 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 Climate Change -- 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 -- Times Up!
- Recycled Bicycle Jewelry -- Recycle-A-Bicycle
- Executive Directors Roundtable -- Recycle-A-Bicycle
Sunday January 16
10:00am - 1:00pm - Breakfast & Food for Thought (+ Action!)
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.
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.