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8th Annual Bike Summit Registration

posted Apr 10, 2018, 6:40 AM by admin NBBC

8th Annual Bike Summit

Fort Taber Community Center, 1000A S Rodney French BLVD, New Bedford, MA 02744

May 3, 5:30pm – 7:30pm


8th Annual Bike Summit

WhenThu, May 3, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Where1000A S Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744, USA (map)

DescriptionThe South Coast Bikeway Alliance (SCBA) is pleased to announce their 8th Annual Bike Summit will be held Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Fort Taber Community Center, 1000A S Rodney French BLVD, New Bedford, MA 02744.

This year's summit focuses on "Closing the Gaps" and hopes to bring awareness to the numerous pathway projects, large and small, within the South Coast communities. David Loutzenheiser, Chief Project Coordinator for a new MetroWest LandLine initiative and Senior Transportation Planner at the (Boston) Metropolitan Area Planning Council will be the keynote speaker. Come learn how our neighbors to the north are collaborating to plan and fund trail connections across municipal boundaries and how we can advance our regional South Coast Bikeway projects.All who bike, hike, walk or run are invited to join the SCBA for an interesting and informative evening as they celebrate recently completed South Coast Bikeway pathways in New Bedford and Fall River and share the latest news for planned projects in Dartmouth, UMass Dartmouth, Marion, Mattapoisett, and Wareham. Learn about the potential to link New Bedford and Fall River with a 3.5 mile greenway in the largely rural areas north of I-195. Mr.Loutzenheiser, the keynote speaker, manages projects