Bowling Green Bike Summit
The City of Bowling Green and Bicycle Bowling Green will host the city's first Bike Summit on Friday, April 4, 2008. This historic event will bring together community leaders from Bowling Green, Warren County and the surrounding region to learn how our area can benefit from becoming a Bicycle Friendly Community and identify opportunities and priorities for our region.
Where:Carroll Knicely Conference Center 2355 Nashville Road
Friday, April 4, 2008 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Community leaders from Bowling Green, Warren County and the surrounding region
Learn how our area can benefit from becoming a Bicycle Friendly Community and identify opportunities and priorities for our region More Information
Communities that promote bicycling are cleaner, greener and healthier places to live. They also have a stronger economy, because a high quality of life increases property values, business growth and tourism.
Keynote speakers include:
- Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson
Louisville's wildly successful Bike Louisville program routinely draws thousands of people to community rides.
- The city is building a 100-mile bike and pedestrian loop.
Bill Nesper, director of the national Bicycle Friendly Community Program
More than 70 communities nationwide have earned Bicycle Friendly Community status, including Louisville and Lexington.
What is a Bicycle-Friendly Community?
The Bicycle-Friendly Community program recognizes communities that actively support bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation. The League of American Bicyclists, a bicycling group based in Washington, D.C., has granted BFC status to more than 70 communities nationwide, including Louisville and Lexington. Cities both large and small have received the award, including other college towns such as Boulder, Colorado, and Auburn, Alabama. Read More Information
For More Information please contact:
Sara Shipley Hiles, president, Bicycle Bowling Green
Address: 903 Meadowlark, Bowling Green KY 42103
City of Louisville's Bike Louisville page:
Barren River District Health Department and Montgomery & Webb, CPAs