Bike Bites E-Newsletter July 2012
July 25, 2012
Barb Chamberlain Hired as New ED
The Bicycle Alliance has hired Barb Chamberlain of Spokane as our new Executive Director. She will assume the post on August 1. Barb was the Director of Communications & Public Affairs for WSU-Spokane, and a mover and shaker in the Inland Northwest biking and active transportation communities. Read the blog post announcing Barb's hiring.
First Thursday Open House in August
Join us on August 2 as we turn our office into an art gallery for another First Thursday open house. Details here.
Safe Routes to School Summer Institutes
The Bicycle Alliance is hosting two Summer Institutes - one in Seattle and one in Spokane - for teachers, administrators, and those who are curious about Safe Routes to School programs.More info here.
Ask the Governor for Fair Share for Walk, Bike and Transit
Although Congress passed a transportation funding bill that sets biking, walking and transit back to the 1950s, Governor Gregoire has the authority to fairly allocate dollars to 21st Century Priorities. Sign a petition asking for our fair share!
Bring Play Streets to Your Community
Ten lucky communities will be selected to receive funds and technical assistance from Partnership for a Healthier America to create Play Streets. Call for RFPs here.
Vols Need for Snohomish County Trail Count
Spokefest Volunteers Needed
Spokefest, Spokane's community celebration of bicycling, needs volunteers for the event on September 9. Sign up here.
Got a Question About Bike Laws?
Check the bicycle laws section website for information about laws the effect bicyclists, helmet requirements, and more.
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