You don't have to attend the National Bike Summit to participate in this Lobby Day, but we do ask that you let us know you're coming by signing up here:
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What is involved? Travelling down to Washington DC to meet with your elected officials and stress to them the importance of supporting biking and walking programs, funding, and trail projects.
For the National Bike Summit in March we need representation from several Congressional Districts across the State. The most critical district that needs constituents is the 2nd Congressional District home of Congressman LoBiondo who is on the House Transportation Committee. The 2nd District covers most of South Jersey - Cape May, Atlantic, Cumberland, Salem and the southern sections of Ocean and Gloucester Counties.
We cannot provide you with transportation, but we can let you know who else is travelling so you can find someone to carpool with. If you wish to travel solo, NJ TRANSIT trains connect with Amtrak in Newark, Trenton and Philadelphia. Once we have appointments arranged with the various senators and representatives, we'll share those meeting dates and times.
Posted and modified with permission from the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.