This session will highlight successful and on-going campaigns to increase funding for bicycling and walking infrastructure and safety programs. The panel includes experiences from a large state legislation campaign, to a bond efforts, to a small organization accessing state funding.
- Margo Pedroso, Deputy Director, Safe Routes to School National Partnership
- Ken Crandell
- Eric Rogers, Executive Director, BikeWalkKC
- Blake Trask, Senior Policy Director, Cascade Bicycle Club
- Caron Whitaker, VP, Government Relations, League of American Bicyclists
I presented at the 2017 National Bike Summit about our success in Kansas City advocating for $150 million for sidewalks and important policy changes to make infrastructure funding more equitable going forward.