For Immediate Release

 

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx to Address National Bike Summit 


Washington, D.C. -- March 4, 2014 -- Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, as well as elected leaders from the city, state and national level, will address more than 700 attendees at the 2014 National Bike Summit

 

Hosted by the League of American Bicyclists, the Summit has brought together advocates, enthusiasts and industry officials from across the country to unite the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill. 

 

The opening plenary will feature new research on "Mayors' Perceptions on Bicycling" and feature a round table discussion of elected officials. Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx will deliver remarks at 1 p.m. 

 

Media is invited to attend.  

 

What: 2014 National Bike Summit

   

Date: Tuesday, March 4

 

Time: 8 - 9:15 a.m.   

  • Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) 
  • Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ)
  • Texas Senator Rodney Ellis
  • Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto 
  • Douglas Meyer, Bernuth & Williamson   

Time: 1 p.m.  

  • U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
  • Gabe Klein, former Chicago Transportation Commissioner and current fellow at the Urban Land Institute
  • Matthew J. Klein, President, Akridge Real Estate 

Where: Renaissance Washington, 999 9th St NW, Washington,  DC 

 

See the full Summit schedule here.  

 

For media questions, please contact Carolyn Szczepanski, Communications Director, at 202-355-3048  or Carolyn@bikeleague.org.

 

 

About the League:  

The League of American Bicyclists is leading the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. As leaders, our commitment is to listen and learn, define standards and share best practices to engage diverse communities and build a powerful, unified voice for change. For more information or to support the League, visit www.bikeleague.org.