October 24, 2013
This year's theme is "Dollars and Sense: The health and economic benefits of a bicycle friendly community." The keynote presentation will be delivered by Dr. Karen Lee, Director of the Built Environment and Active Design Division of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Dr. Lee's presentation is titled "The Role of Design, Infrastructure and Cycling in Addressing Health."
This year the Summit Planning Committee has partnered with the Ontario Provincial Planners Institute Lakelands Division to bring an afternoon workshop titled: Implementing Active Transportation in Design: Successes and Challenges. The workshop will feature case studies from three municipalities from across Ontario where planning and health departments have worked together to address the built environment, active transportation and health.
This is the premier cycling event of the Kawarthas and one that you will not want to miss!!!
Go to http://p-bac.org/cycling-summit for more information and to register. Registration closes October 18, 2013.