2014 TDF Durham

2014 Tour de Fat Durham

North Carolina Active Transportation Alliance: A Human-Powered Future

The North Carolina Active Transportation Alliance (NCATA) is a membership-based, statewide advocacy organization promoting non-motorized transportation choices for residents of and visitors to NC.   Our members include shop owners, cycling clubs, transportation professionals, local advocacy organizations, elected officials and various individual advocates across the state interested in promoting people-powered transportation.

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NC Bike Summit Call for Proposals

The call for proposals is now open for the third annual NC Bike Summit which will be hosted in Greensboro, North Carolina October 9-12, 2014.


The mission of the NC Bike Summit is to:

  • foster collaboration between North Carolina’s various bicycle movements,
    efforts, and endeavors;
  • educate local government staff, bicycle advocates, and policy leaders;
  • promote cycling as a valid form of transportation and as an economic driver; and
  • highlight North Carolina’s dedication toward becoming a premier bicycle friendly state.


This year’s theme – Pedal Forward – is meant to inspire presenters to be forward thinking and aspirational.


The Summit will focus on the five pillars of the North Carolina Statewide BiPed Plan:

  • Mobility
  • Safety
  • Health
  • Economics
  • Environment


Presentations will be organized into four tracks:

  • Advocacy
  • Community and University Bike Programs
  • Economic Development
  • Transportation Planning


Format Options

Each format will be a one-hour block with time for questions and moving to the next session. Blocks may be combined into longer sessions if requested.

  • Breakout Sessions - interactive session with 1-3 presenters
  • Panel Discussions - group of 4-6 experts sharing knowledge in brief intervals
  • Mobile Workshops - intended for topics best discussed in the field with on-site demonstrations


Submitting a Proposal

Please email PDF proposals to NCBikeSummit@gmail.com by May 15, 2014. Selected proposals will be announced by June 25, 2014. Please include the following information:

  • Title of Session
  • Session Summary, 250 words max
  • Format Preference
  • Contact information for each presenter
  • Speaker bio for each presenter


Need Help?

Have questions? Need help turning your ideas into a proposal? Want to partner with other presenters? Please email NCBikeSummit@gmail.com and we’ll try to help.



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