Save the date! The biennialTexas Trails and Active Transportation Conference, organized by BikeTexas and the Texas Trails Network, is coming up fast! Engineers, planners, advocates and anyone interested in active transportation is invited to join us in San Antonio February 1-3, 2012, at El Tropicano hotel downtown on the Riverwalk.
While the full roster of speakers is not yet confirmed, we have an all-star lineup so far! Keynote speakers will include:
- former congressman Jim Oberstar, a true champion for bicycles over his 36 years in the U.S. Congress;
- Danish architect and urban design consultant Jan Gehl, who prioritizes bicyclists and pedestrians in his designs; and
- John Burke, President of Trek Bicycles and dedicated bike advocate.
Stay tuned, more details will be coming in the next few weeks. For more details, click here to check out the conference website, and “like” the conference Facebook page.