2020 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit

Join us for our eleventh annual Bike & Walk Summit! NJBWC announces the 2020 New Jersey Bike & Walk Summit, to be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The NJBWC Summit is New Jersey’s statewide meeting of bicycle and pedestrian advocates, elected officials and other township leaders, transportation and urban planners, bike shop owners and managers, cycling, walking, fitness and health enthusiasts and experts, recreation, trails and club leaders and others who are interested in making our state a better place to live.  NJBWC is pleased to offer you the opportunity to learn more about current state and federal legal and policy issues affecting your community,  make you aware of various public funding sources, enable you to network, identify and develop mutually beneficial relationships that can help your community become more bike and pedestrian friendly and therefore, more livable.  Keynote speaker:                                                    Richard J. Jackson Richard J. Jackson is Professor emeritus at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. A pediatrician, he has served in many leadership positions with the California Health Department, including the highest as the State Health Officer. For nine years he was Director of the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health and received the Presidential Distinguished Service award. In October, 2011 he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.  **** Jackson lectures and speaks on many issues, particularly those related to the built environment and health. He has co-authored the books: Urban Sprawl and Public Health, Making Healthy Places, and Designing Healthy Communities, which is also a PBS series. In 2015, Professor Jackson received the Henry Hope Reed Award for his contributions to the field of Architecture. Over 20 panel sessions and presentations planned Registration Registration includes access to all of the day’s events, breakfast and lunch. On-line pre-registration is available for $65. Registration will also be available at the event for $75. Pre-registration price of $65 ends on Wednesday, March 4 at 6 pm. Cash, check and credit cards accepted at day-of registration. Day-of registration and check-in will begin at 8 am on Saturday morning, March 7. Opening remarks and the plenary will begin promptly at 8:45 am. Payment may also be made by check; please make checks payable to:  New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition and send to:  NJBWC  Suite 140  551 Valley Road Montclair, NJ 07043  Checks must be received by Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Registration to the NJ Bike & Walk Summit is non-refundable. Please join NJBWC for a full day of cycling and walking advocacy, networking, sharing of ideas and bridging gaps across NJ communities. The 2020 ummit promises to be our best one yet!  For questions, please send a note to: info@    Public transportation: The closest NJTransit train station is the Hamilton Station; service is available on the weekends. Refer to the NJTransit site here for schedule information. Driving Directions: We refer you to the college’s link here for driving directions.