Get Fit Hawaii's Bev Brody leads the PWPB crowd in some chair-obics / Photo: PPS

“Thank you for inviting a Godless, socialist, Pinko-commie European!”

–Mikael Colville-Andersen, founder of Copenhagenize, during the opening session

“You can’t build your way out of congestion, but you can build congestion out of the road.”

–Elly Blue, speaking on the subject of Bikenomics

“Latinos come to the US and move to the suburbs. There’s no sense of place or identity, but they make it work…You buy a house and you have a front yard. What do you do with that front yard? Most Americans have a lawn, but Latinos look at it as a plaza.”

–Latino Urban Forum founder James Rojas


“No one gets in a car and thinks ‘I’ve got a weapon.’ I don’t think our driver’s education classes really make that clear.”

–Joseph Reddy, during the panel Speed Kills…Urbanism

“Daddy, cars are silly. You can’t see the people inside.”

–Mikael Colville-Andersen, quoting his five-year-old daughter


“We want the bike to become a tool of urban optimism, and we want the bike to become ubiquitous.”

–Melissa Balmer, Director of Women on Bikes SoCal


“Everybody who’s done advocacy work knows that the very point at which you are so sick of saying the same thing over and over is exactly when people start hearing you.”

–Laura Torchio, NJ Organizer for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership


“When people outside this room see other people biking, that is our strongest form of advocacy.”

–Conference Director Mark Plotz, during opening comments


“Be the traffic you want to see.”

–Local Host Chair Charlie Gandy


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