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Quad Cities Bicycle Friendly Communities Conference Jan 29

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If you’re interested in learning how to make your locale a Bicycle Friendly Communities, check out the Quad Cities’ BFC Conference January 29, complete with a “refreshment” hour before the conference.

The Bicycle Friendly Communities designation is a League of American Bicyclists achievement that goes hand-in-hand with the Complete Streets philosophy. This year, the Quad Cities Transportation Advocacy Group (QC-TAG), the Quad Cities Bicycle Club (QCBC) and Genesis Medical Center are pleased to host a free public educational event on the topic of “Bicycle Friendly Communities” and how to achieve BFC status.

Read “more” to see a list of speakers and the who, what, where and when…

The BFC conference will feature Ed Barsotti of the League of Illinois Bicyclists, Mark Wyatt of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition and Richard Bascomb, Senior Transportation Planner for Schaumburg, Illinois. Schaumburg has a BFC bronze designation and is only one of 96 cities from 32 states in the USA. Come and learn how to develop a bicycle advisory task force and strategies to help your city become a Bicycle Friendly Community.


Who: Interested groups and individuals seeking to elevate bicycling in their community

When: Thursday, January 29th 5:00– 5:55 refreshments, then 6:00-8:15 BFC Forum

Where: 1236 East Rusholme at the Genesis Heart Center downstairs in Adler Ed Center

Please participate in this conference and continue to advocate for improved bike accommodations in your city.  Contact Dean Mathias of QC -TAG [309-737-8429] if you any questions.

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