Monday, January 30, 2012

Save the Date: TN Bike Summit

2012 Tennessee Bike Summit
May 2-4, 2012, Chattanooga, TN

In just a year, Tennessee rose from ranking 43 to 24 of the League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle Friendly States list. To continue building this momentum, the 2012 Tennessee Bike Summit will serve as an opportunity to share successes, challenges, and strategies for moving Tennessee forward as a bike-friendly state. Join us for exciting sessions and mobile workshops!

Who should attend: Practitioners, technical professionals, researchers, advocates and anyone with an interest! There is something for everyone!

**The 2012 Tennessee Bike Summit immediately precedes the 25th Anniversary 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge being held in Chattanooga May 5th.**

Registration details for the bike summit will be made available soon. To receive future communication regarding the summit, including registration opportunities, sign up for the mailing list. The mailing list will be used for important updates only.

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please email Cody Roney at

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Job announcement for Safe Routes to School

Job Announcement for Tennessee State Advocacy Organizer

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is hiring a state advocacy organizer in Tennessee who will build and maintain a network of diverse partners to achieve three main policy objectives: (1) Leverage funding for bicycle and pedestrian construction projects including Safe Routes to School and Transportation Enhancements funds, (2) Facilitate additional street-scale improvements through Complete Streets policies and other mechanisms and (3) Advance joint-use agreements. Policies must benefit lower-income communities and improve the built environment to increase physical activity to help reverse childhood obesity. Applications are due on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. PT. The position begins on March 1, 2012.