Big Picture, You are here, High Falls, Earth, How'd you get here?, Have you been to Turning Point Park?, Turning Point Park (just a few miles North.
Rochester Cycling Alliance, Center for Student Innovation, Ask me about the Rochester Cycling Alliance!, John Kennedy and the CSI
What we do, Foster Student Innovations and Innovating Students, Precocious competency combined with fierce naivete, Why Cycling? a simple innovation that can solve many complex problems, Environment, Greenways protect Blueways, Bikes are easy on the envt., Bikes put people in nature., Health, Bikers live 2 years longer, Health benefits outweigh risks 77 to 1, Economic Revitalization, Average Rochester family spends 8000 a year on transportation, But half of our trips are 3 miles in duration or less, And cyclists lose 15% fewer days off due to illness!, At stake: hundreds of millions of dollars, That would otherwise go to the Middle East, Economic paybacks in Portland and elsewhere have been studied, Astounding return on investment, National Security, That would otherwise go to the Middle East..., Reinvent Rochester, Who the hell are these people?
3 years ago, Parking Study, new parking lot, Workers remove the parking lot located between the Student Alumni Union and U Lot to create the new bikeway that will run parallel to the Quarter Mile., Must be a better way, Looked at Map, There could be a straight line bike trail connecting, Rochester's Two Biggest Universities, Gateway to the City, Gateway to the Erie Canal, Great place to Innovate an Idea originated in Toronto, CycleTopia, Rochester Greenway.com, Change how the world thinks about Rochester, Winter, Innovation, "Love it! Of course, it'll never really happen....", First things first, Could we really do that kind of thing?, What are our assets and opportunities, OMG, Oh. My. God! The Network exists!, Network Exists!, A Social Network Exists!
2 years ago, Rochester GreenRide and Cycling Summit, Network Diagram, Existing Community of Bikers, Doers, and Dreamers, Rochester Cycling Alliance, Website, Attend Public Meetings, Support Enlightened Local Officials, One year of Awareness Building, GRATS, Represent the future, Active Transportation Symposium, Program, Active Transportation Symposium, National and Regional Planners., Mind blowing program, Emerging Consensus, We can, We shall, Town Gown Summit, Rochester Multiversity, Regional Bikeshare
This year, Rochester Bicycle Master Plan, RIT Bicycle Corridor, University of Rochester Improving the Lehigh Valley Trail", City, Bike Lanes, Sharrows, Bike Racks, Municipalities, Chili, Brighton, County and Genesee Transportation Council, Coordinating Group, Effort to make a real GRATs, Erie Lackawanna Bridge, Plan to Fill in the Inner Loop!
Now, Greentopia and Bike the Bridges, Emerging Community Consensus, Strong Government and Community Support, Genesee Transportation Council, City, Townships, Universities, Rochester Bike Kids, Rochester Cycling Alliance becoming a membership organization. Join us!
What next, Get Rolling, Vote with your feet, Usage and enthusiasm goes a long way, Support and Participate, Ask for more, sooner, Make the Network Visible Keep making it better, Recognize and improve our "Bicycle Hubs", Riverway + Canalway, Brighton, MCC to Canalway, Rochester Multiversity: from, from E-W, Nazareth and St. John Fisher, to, Brockport, from S-N, RIT, MCC and Brockport Downtown, High Falls, Riverway North, Riverway South, Public Market, New Bus Station, Greentopia!, (and make sure the Garden Aerial remains a bike-friendly crossing!), Plow the Trails, Canalway, Riverway, Institute Neighborhood Greenways, Signage! The future is already here. Its just not obvious, Where were you when the Revolution Really Got Rolling?, Riding the future, Making Innovation happen