Bicycling Advocacy Meeting & Community Forum


Edifying talks! Networking! Participate!

Meet Rod Diridon, Sr., and our Valley’s leading bicycling advocates for informative, informal and lively presentations and networking. *All are welcomed! Let your voice be heard!*

Meet members of our Valley’s many Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committees, the Mineta Transportation Institute, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, VTA and more.

The New York Times calls Rod Diridon Sr.  “a tireless advocate of public transport for the Bay Area.

Rod will talk about what’s ahead and he’ll lead a panel discussion about big picture challenges and successes with Shiloh Ballard, Silicon Valley Bicycle CoalitionJanneke Strause, Bike Santa Santa Cruz County, and Virginia Murillo, TAMC-Transportation Agency Monterey County.

Learn the latest about BART coming to San Jose from VTA’s Karen Gauss.

Rod and the City of San Jose’s John Brazil on the status of bicycling in our Valley’s cities with group discussion and networking.

When and Where: During the Festival, from 1 to 3:30 pm on the 2nd floor of the Firehouse.