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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Alliance for Biking & Walking 2012 Advocacy Award Winners [momemtum mag]


BikeTexas at Alliance for Biking and Walking 2012 Advocacy Awards
Carolyn Szczepanski
BikeTexas, winners of the Innovation Award
Each year the Alliance for Biking & Walking recognizes the leading individuals and organizations responsible for engaging communities and promoting people-powered mobility.
On March 20, 2012 the Alliance for Biking & Walking announced the winners at a reception during the National Bike Summit. The 2012 Advocacy Award winners are:
Advocacy Organization of the Year: WalkBoston
Working to promote the economic benefits of walkable communities and engage underrepresented populations in planning, WalkBoston launched the successful "Good Walking is Good Business" campaign in 2011.
Advocate of the Year: Eric Rogers, BikeWalkKC
A passionate advocacy leader for the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Federation, and trusted, go-to expert on bike-ped issues. Rogers chairs the Kansas City Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee and serves as the executive director of BikeWalkKC.
Business Advocate of the Year: CLIF Bar
Thousands of people logged trips on the 2 Mile Challenge website tracking metrics like miles pedaled, car trips avoided and carbon dioxide saved. In addition, CLIF Bar donated $100,000 to the three nonprofits associated with the 2 Mile Challenge.

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