JMU hosting third annual bike-walk summit



The third annual Harrisonburg and Rockingham Bike-Walk Summit will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, October 10 at JMU in the Montpelier Room in the East Campus Dining Hall.

Organized by Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (HRMPO), in partnership with Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, the annual event brings together partners who are working to make the area a great biking and walking community and tourist destination.

This year’s summit will focus on bicycle tourism, and includes a keynote address from Ginny Sullivan, Director of Travel Initiatives for the Adventure Cycling Association. The goals of the event include developing relationships with and educating stakeholders in the community, coordinating efforts with the city, and developing action steps for the coming year.

 President Jonathan Alger will welcome participants and the JMU Bike and Pedestrian Committee and the Office of Community Service learning will provide breakfast and lunch for all attendees.  After the summit, attendees are encouraged to attend the summit social at Ruby’s Lounge from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

For questions or for more information on how to register, contact Kevin McDermott at or call at 540-885-5174.


Oct. 8, 2014


Published: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2016

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