Artist Dale Doug created "Beantown Bicyclist" as the theme art for our 2018 New England Bike-Walk Summit.

New England Bike-Walk Summit

Thanks, sponsors and presenters, for a great Summit!

We loved seeing all of you, connecting and reconnecting. There's so much positive energy and momentum when we work together!

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Stronger together: Scenes from the 2018 New England Bike-Walk Summit

Thursday night panelists (front row, from left) Angela Johnson, Tiffany Cogell, Nicole Ferraro, Tamika Francis, Vivian Ortiz, and Becca Wolfson with (back row) ECGA Trustee Atiba Mbiwan, Executive Director Dennis Markatos-Soriano, Trustee Dave Read, and Deputy Director Niles Barnes.

Thursday night panelists (front row, from left) Angela Johnson, Tiffany Cogell, Nicole Ferraro, Tamika Francis, Vivian Ortiz, and Becca Wolfson with (back row) ECGA Trustee Atiba Mbiwan, Executive Director Dennis Markatos-Soriano, Trustee Dave Read, and Deputy Director Niles Barnes.

Stephanie Pollack, Secretary of Transportation and CEO of MassDOT

Stephanie Pollack, Secretary of Transportation and CEO of MassDOT

A panel of six women, leaders from a range of nonprofits and advocacy organizations, opened our 2018 New England Summit with their talk, "Innovation and Collaboration: The Road Towards Bike Equity in Boston."

A panel of six women, leaders from a range of nonprofits and advocacy organizations, opened our 2018 New England Summit with their talk, "Innovation and Collaboration: The Road Towards Bike Equity in Boston."

Longtime Greenway Bill Desantis of VHB, a sponsor of the Summit

Longtime Greenway Bill Desantis of VHB, a sponsor of the Summit

Leaders talk strategy at the Expo.

Leaders talk strategy at the Expo.

Niles Barnes, Summit event coordinator and deputy director of East Coast Greenway Alliance

Niles Barnes, Summit event coordinator and deputy director of East Coast Greenway Alliance

Closing panel wraps up an exciting Summit: Vivian Ortiz, Herb Nolan and Dennis Markatos-Soriano

Closing panel wraps up an exciting Summit: Vivian Ortiz, Herb Nolan and Dennis Markatos-Soriano

Dennis Markatos-Soriano, executive director of East Coast Greenway Alliance, gives the keynote welcome.

Dennis Markatos-Soriano, executive director of East Coast Greenway Alliance, gives the keynote welcome.

Tony Cherolis of Connecticut biked to the Summit as part of his 3,000-mile East Coast Greenway thru-bike from Calais, ME to Key West, FL.

Tony Cherolis of Connecticut biked to the Summit as part of his 3,000-mile East Coast Greenway thru-bike from Calais, ME to Key West, FL.

Bike tour of Neponset River Greenway led by Jessica Mink, Vivian Ortiz, and Lee Toma,
Neponset River Greenway Council members.

Bike tour of Neponset River Greenway led by Jessica Mink, Vivian Ortiz, and Lee Toma, Neponset River Greenway Council members.

From athlete to artist: Doug Dale celebrates his love of cycling

Meet the artist behind the New England Summit's featured art. Doug Dale raced bikes for five decades until a bad fall ended his amateur pastime. So he turned to art, creating whimsical mixed-media collages that mostly celebrate cycling — including "Beantown Bicyclist," for our upcoming New England Bike-Walk Summit.

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