Bikes and the Brooklyn Waterfront Conference Schedule

Here’s a sneak peak at our March 22 conference line-up!

8:30—9:00     Welcome & Introductions

  • Richard E. Hanley, director, Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center
  • Camille Kamga, director, University Transportation Research Center
  • Sean Scanlan, New York City College of Technology

 9:00—9:30     Brooklyn and the Bicycle

  • David Herlihy, author of Bicycle: The History (White Paper)

9:30—10:00      How Does Brooklyn Fit into New York City’s Bicycling Plan?

  • Hayes Lord, director of the Bicycle Program, NYC Dept of Transportation
  • Steve Durrant, principal, Alta Bicycle Share / CitiBike

10:00—10:30     Engineering Bicycles and Bike Lanes

  • Charlie McCorkell, owner, Bicycle Habitat
  • Ted Wright, Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects, NYC Dept of Transportation


 11:00—11:30      Bicycles as Agents of Environmental and Social Change

  • Milton Puryear, co-founder of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative
  • Ben Shepard, City Tech professor and community organizer
  • Mike Lydon, principal, The Street Plan Collaborative

11:30—12:00      Bringing Cyclists to Brooklyn: Tourism, Recreation, and Sport

  • Chris Wogas, president, Bike and Roll
  • David Trimble, director, Red Hook Criterium

12:00—12:30     Screening of “Racing toward Red Hook,” Jessica Scott, director

2:30—4:00      Optional Bike Tour Limited bikes available courtesy of Bike and Roll OR bring your own bike 

  • Bike tour of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, led by Milton Puryear.