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2020 Wyoming Active Transportation – Bike Walk Trails Summit

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Calling all Biking, Walking, & Trail Advocates, Wyoming Elected Leaders, Planners, Engineers, Transportation & Recreation Leaders, Public Health Practitioners, and Tourism Professionals

 


Please Join Wyoming Pathways and Platte River Trails and for The 2020 Wyoming Active Transportation – Bike Walk Trails Summit – “Connecting Plans to Action”, Wednesday, June 24 through Friday, June 26, 2020 at the Tate Pumphouse Trail Center, Casper, Wyoming.

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The Platte River Trails Trust and Wyoming Pathways will again co-present the 2020 Wyoming Active Transportation Bike Walk Trails Summit in Casper, WY June 24-26. The Summit will provide an opportunity for community leaders, biking and walking advocates, and transportation, recreation, and health professionals, to focus on helping Wyoming communities produce implementable plans and programs to realize the economic, quality of life and health benefits of active transportation.

The 2020 event will to be held at the Tate Pumphouse Trail Center and is Wyoming’s premier gathering of people interested in bicycling and walking and how the “active modes” of transportation benefit their communities and the State of Wyoming.

The 2020 Summit theme is “Connecting Plans to Action”, with an agenda designed to provide strategies and tools to help you move past the planning stage to make your projects a reality. The 2020 Summit will feature presentations, panel discussions, and workshops. Topics include community pathways, local “complete street” networks, developing rural bicycling routes and rural economies, active transportation options and programs that can create health benefits and cost savings for communities, walkable downtowns for every city and town, and developing community-based natural surface trails.

Attendees can expect compelling presentations and panel discussions by top experts in these areas, who will focus on helping you cross the bridge between “plans and actions”.

The Summit begins on Wednesday afternoon, with an optional “Walkable Bikeable Business-Ready Communities” field trip in downtown Casper to see real-world examples of complete streets projects.

Wednesday evening attendees will have the opportunity to network on the Tate Pumphouse terrace starting at 5:30pm along the beautiful North Platte River, followed by a welcome dinner at the Tate Pumphouse, with special guests Wyoming Representative Steve Harshman and Senator Jim Anderson from Casper joining us.

On Thursday, the Summit features expert speakers and helpful panels all day on Active Transportation topics, with lunch and snacks provided, and will wrap-up by 4:30pm. For those staying for the optional Friday workshops, there will be an informal get-together at the landmark Gruner Brothers Brew Pub, where attendees can discuss the days events and continue networking in a relaxed atmosphere.

Two optional workshops will be offered on Friday morning, a. Trail Builders Workshop for those interested in natural surface trails, or b. Design Best Practices for Biking and Walking Facilities.

The 2020 Wyoming Active Transportation Bike Walk Trails Summit promises to be a “must-attend” event for anyone working with or interested in learning leading-edge active transportation strategies and tools that can be applied in your communities to make them better, healthier, and fun places to live for all ages and abilities.


Get special room rates at our Summit Lodging Partner,
the Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center.

Book your rooms now!


AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

Wednesday June 24th:

Walkable Bikeable Business-Ready Communities Tour
Welcome and Dinner at Tate Pumphouse
Keynote Address

Thursday, June 25th:

Connecting Plans to Actions with State Leaders Panel
Community Pathways and Local Streets Session
Rural Bicycling Routes and Activating Rural Economies
Health Benefits, Cost Savings, and Safety Enhancements Panel
Walkable Downtowns for Every Wyoming Community Session
Natural Surface Trails – Plan and Build your own Community Trails
Casper Night Out, Gruner Brothers Brew Pub

Friday, June 26th:

Optional: Natural Surface Trail Builders Workshop
Optional: Design Best Practices for Biking and Walking Facilities


Questions? Contact us at [email protected] or 307-316-2532.


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