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2016 NATIONAL BIKE SUMMIT & WOMEN'S FORUM BIKE LOBBY DAY: A NEVADA PERSPECTIVE T he state of Nevada was represented by a trio of experienced bicycle advocates at this year's Bike Lobby Day. In approaching their Hill visits, they did their individual background research and also worked brilliantly as a team. Our Summit photographer Rick Reinhard caught them in action at the office of Senator Dean Heller. Here they share their Lobby Day strategies and what they brought back from this year's Summit. Kelly Clark, President of Carson City's Muscle Powered talks about how the Summit is important to her in this video: HEAR KELLY'S COMMENTS HERE. Ron Floth Bicycle Outreach Coordinator for the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada and Scott Jarvis, Bicycle Program Manager for the City of Henderson talk about their experiences. WHAT BROUGHT YOU TO THE SUMMIT THIS YEAR? RF: I came to the Summit this year as a representative of the Henderson Bicycle Advisory Committee. My main reason as always, is to network with other bicycle advocates and to lobby on the Hill for cycling related issues. SJ: This year's theme was of special interest to me, Together We Lead. As a summit attendee for multiple years, I always enjoy making contacts, hearing others people stories; both successes and failures. As a professional engineer, bicycle program manager for local government, and an advocate, the concept of Together We Lead rings very true to me. I feel strongly that advocates and local government need to continue to foster relationships to lead the bicycle move26 BICYCLE FRIENDLY AMERICA Ron Floth, Kelly Clark, and Scott Jarvis present Senator Heller (second from right) with a Nevada Share the Road license plate.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Bicycle Friendly America Spring/Summer 2016

Social Media
Core Values, Unique Contributions
A Silver-Level Playbook: Arlington, Virginia
How Cycling Can Help Solve Global Warming
What The Bicycling Movements Could Learn From the Climate Movement
Photos from Bike Lobby Day
Senator Ben Cardin, Legislator of the Year
Getting to Know Kathy Durham
Plenary Sessions
Memphis Hightailers: Bicycle Club of the Year
Bike Lobby Day: A Nevada Perspective
Call for League Board Applications
Reflections on the National Bike Summit
Photo Highlights of Bike Lobby Day in DC
Architect of the Capitol–Bicycle Friendly Business
Summit Demographic Information
2016 Catalyst Award Recipient: Community Cycling Center

Bicycle Friendly America Spring/Summer 2016