CABA Annual Meeting !
Celebrating 13 years of bicycle advocacy
9 a.m.- 1 p.m. / Dowd YMCA / 7th floor
What: Charlotte Area Bicycle Alliance Annual Meeting – Your chance to review the last year’s successes and help set our agenda for the rest of 2012. This is your chance to both learn and participate. We are especially interested in folks willing to volunteer in the months ahead to help our shared visions become reality.
When: Saturday – Feb. 4 – 8:30 a.m. (Sign-in and schmooze). Meeting starts promptly at 9:00 a.m.
Who: You ! (open to all comers).
Special Guest Speakers:
- Ken (KT) Tippette – CDOT bicycle program manager – KT has been at his desk for 8 years tackling the big issues and small details, all the stuff that goes towards making Charlotte a first-class bicycle friendly community. KT will highlight recent projects and offer some clues to the challenges that lie ahead. Time is set aside for audience discussion.
- Cheryl Myers – Senior VP for Planning and Development/Charlotte Center City Partners. Cheryl will present a brief overview of the Center City 2020 Vision Plan approved by City Council last fall, and suggest action items to transform Uptown and the 16 contiguous neighborhoods into a model “City of Bikes”. To include audience Q + A.
Additional speaker topics:
Light rail bike/ped. trail to UNCC (John Cock or Maya Aagarwal/Alta Design); – Regional bike/ped. trail – Uptown to Mooresville (Gwen Cook/Park and Rec.Dept ); The Adam Little Foundation legislative petition campaign (Debbie Thompson); Safe Routes to Schools /”Safety Town Program” ( Dick Winters/County Health Dept .
* Mid-morning coffee and pastry and lunchtime catering will be provided *
* $100 BIKE SHOP GIFT CERTIFICATE TO THE LUCKY WINNER ! *