August 16 - 17 / Transylvania University / Lexington

Connecting Kentucky's leaders to make our rural and urban communities healthier, safer, and more prosperous.

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The Kentucky Bike – Walk Summit will engage national and local leaders and advocates to foster conversations and new ideas to build upon Kentucky’s progress in becoming a more bike and pedestrian friendly state. 

The Summit and its keynote speakers are focused on four main themes:

Advocacy + Education   /   Policy + Funding

Design + Infrastructure   /   Tourism + Economic Development

Meet the Keynote Speakers

Advocacy + Education

Amelia Neptune

Director, League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly America program

Design + Infrastructure

Emiko Atherton

Director, National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America

Tourism + Economic Development


Executive Director, Adventure Cycling 


Policy + Funding


Founder, Chairman, and CEO, 21st Century Parks – Louisville

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Featured Speakers

Troy Hearn

Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Coordinator, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

President, Kentucky Mountain Bike Association

William Gorton, III

Chair, Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeways Commission

Jim Gray

Mayor of Lexington

Dixie Moore

Citizen Advocate
Led initiative to pass 3 foot safe passing law in Kentucky

Mike Sewell

Senior Transportation Engineer and Director of Active Transportation, Gresham, Smith and Partners

Paul Winkeller

Executive Director, New York Bicycle Coalition