Jan 162012

From our good friends at Bike Maryland…

Bike Maryland

January 25, 2012 – Free Bike Maryland Ambassador Training Workshop

January 25, 2012
Two Sessions:  12:30-4 p.m. or 5:30-9 p.m.
Location: Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 – Directions and parking here.

During this free Bike Maryland Ambassador Training Workshop – you will learn how to teach youth bike safety and adult commuter workshops that are part of the Bike Maryland Bike-MINDED Program. A meal will be served. Space is limited. Click here to register and then fill in your name, check the time(s) when you are available to attend the workshop and click on save.

For more answers to your questions, contact Bike-MINDED Coordinators, Katie Gore or Marla Streb.

Bike Ambassadors make a huge contribution toward making Maryland increasingly bike-able! Please forward this newsletter to anyone who might be interested in participating or supporting this program.

INTERESTED IN BIKE MARYLAND HOSTING A FREE WORKSHOP FOR YOUR COMPANY, SCHOOL, or COMMUNITY GROUP? Have a Bike Maryland instructor come to you!  Support alternative modes of transportation with an adult commuter or youth bike class at your place of work, school, community center, place of worship etc…. Please contact us to schedule a workshop.

February 6, 2012 – Pro-Bike Lobby Night 2012

Join Bike Maryland at Pro-Bike Lobby Night
February 6, 2012
5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
House Office Building, Exact room to be determined
6 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD 21401

Registration is required. Space is limited. Registration is available on a first come; first served basis.

Reserve your spot today! RSVP by (In the body of the email include):
  • home address
  • email address
  • your Legislative District number
  • the name of your State Senator and the names of your State Delegate(s)
  • writing “RSVP Lobby Night” in the subject line and email to Christina Nutile

To find out your Legislative District number; the name of your State Senator and the names of your State Delegates, click here  then follow the steps below:

  • Type in your home address and city
  • Click on Find
  • The names of your elected officials will be on the left side of the web page with the Legislative District number
  • To find out information about your elected officials, click on their name and you will be taken to their biography/contact information.
Lobby night schedule:

5:45 to 6:00 pm  Check-in
6:00 to 6:30 pm  Training
6:30 to 7:45 pm   Appointments with Legislators

February 22, 2012 – Save the Date!  15th Annual Maryland State Bicycle Symposium

Hosted by Bike Maryland
Tentatively, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Miller Senate Building in the President’s Conference Center
11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21401

Agenda to be posted at www.bikemd.org. Check back for more information.

The Annual Maryland State Bicycle Symposium hosted by Bike Maryland is a free day-long event with 10+ expert presenters. Topics include: Program Funding, Bike Maryland’s Legislative Agenda, Bikeshare, the Bike Friendly Maryland Program, the Bike-Minded Program, Bicycle Tourism, the New Maryland Bikeways Program, and much more. Please join 400+ decision makers, government, community and industry leaders, legislators, transportation planners, advocates, on and off-road recreational bicyclists and commuters from the MD, PA, DE, VA and D.C. areas and beyond to learn about key bicycle issues and how you can make your community or workplace more bike-able.

Reserve your seat at the Symposium today! RSVP by:
  • Writing “RSVP Symposium” in the subject line.
  • Include your name, organization, title and email address in the body.
  • Click here to send an RSVP Symposium email.  
Is this your first, second or even third time attending the Symposium?

Unlike many other summits, we do not charge for attendance but ask that you please consider a donation to help cover the cost of planning for this event.  Suggested donation is $30 and is 100% tax deductible. Click here to make a donation via credit card; to donate by check, please make checks payable to Bike Maryland and mail to: Bike Maryland, 1209 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Bike Maryland is the non-profit organization hosting Maryland’s only Annual State Bicycle Symposium.  Additionally, we work to promote pro-bike legislation, enhance infrastructure, provide free educational workshops and much more. We need your support.  For ideas on how you can join our 20,000+ members, become an exhibitor at one of our events, volunteer or for sponsorship information, contact Christina Nutile.

Bike Maryland

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