Arizona Bicycling Summit 2017

The summit is part of Cyclomesa weekend

The summit is part of Cyclomesa weekend

Sponsored by: Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists, the City of Mesa,  Perimeter Bicycling Association of America, Association of Pedestrian and Bicycling Professionals.


Friday, March 31, 2017  9am-4pm, registration begins at 8:30am
Location: Mesa Convention Center Bldg C, Center St., Mesa, AZ 85201
Vehicle parking: see parking map
Bicycle parking: there is expected to be ample space inside the meeting room.

FOOD/DRINK: No-host food truck options for lunch to include vegetarian meals; with shaded outdoor eating area.

Speakers & Panel Members

  • AZ Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  • Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG)
  • Waymo Self-driving Car Project
  • Pima County
  • … and More


  • 8:30 Check-in/Day-Of Registration, visit display tables and network
  • 9:00 James Hash, City of Mesa, Senior Planner and Bob Beane, CAzB, President-Welcome, introduction of sponsors and organizers, Summit program overview-Logistics/housekeeping announcements/attendee packet comments
  • 9:15 MAG Bicycle-Related Projects – Federal Funding Update
    (Teri Kennedy, Transportation Improvement Program Manager, Maricopa Association of Governments)
  • 9:45 Maricopa County Active Transportation Plan – Overview and Process
    (Reed Kempton, Senior Planner, Maricopa County DOT
  • 10:15 Bicycling Safety and the Law – Training Program for Law Enforcement in AZ
    (Ed Beighe, Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists and
  • 10:45 Morning Break
  • 11:00 AZ Governor’s Office of Highway Safety – Bicycling-Related Programs and Partnering Opportunities
    (Alberto Gutier, Director, AZ Governor’s Office of Highway Safety)
  • 11:45 “Spine” Study and Bicyclist Accommodation
    (Bob Hazlett, Senior Engineer, Maricopa Association of Governments)
  • 12:15 Lunch, visit display tables, networking, videos
  • 1:15 Panel Discussion – Arizona bicyclist-Involved crash causes and related data collection Issues
    (Eric Post, Attorney and James Schmidt, Roadsys, LLC)
  • 1:45 Panel Discussion – Building Bicycling Programs for Under-served Populations
    (Matt Zoll – or designee, __________, Pima County)
    (Brandee Lepak, Owner, Global Bikes)
    (Robert Chacon, WeCycleUSA)
    (Bill McComas, Vice-president, Phoenix Spokes People/ Staff Member, Rusty Spoke Community Bicycle Collective)
  • 2:30 Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 Bicycling and Public Health
    (TBD, Maricopa County Office of Public Health)
  • 3:15 Waymo Self-Driving Vehicle Project – Project Overview with Bicycling Focus
    (Jennifer Haroon, Business Operations, Waymo)
  • 3:50 Summit Summary Comments
  • 4:00 Adjourn, and optional no-host networking gathering at TBD


online at ;  fees:

  • $20 for early/regular on-line registration, through March 19, 2017.
  • $25 for late on-line registration, March 20 through March 29 (end of on-line registration)
  • $30 for day-of/walk-up registration on March 31 (cash and check, only)

Hotel Info

BOOK NOW FOR BEST RATES and availability. El Tour de Mesa discount codes are valid for the Arizona Bicycling Summit


Please use hashtag #ArizonaBicyclingSummit
Link to the event on Facebook.
Link to last year’s Summit, agenda, etc.

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