Frequently Asked Questions
The 2024 Frequently Asked Questions are under construction, the below are specific to the 2023 Summit.
Frequently Asked Questions
Have questions about the 2024 National Bike Summit? Find answers to our most frequently asked ones below. Don't see an answer to your specific question? Email us at [email protected].
National Bike Summit FAQ
The National Bike Summit will take place Sunday, March 26, through Wednesday, March 29, 2023, as a hybrid event. This means that an attendee can choose to attend the Summit virtually or choose to travel to Washington D.C. and attend in person. We will use the conference platform Whova to host Summit sessions, community forums, and other content. The in-person events will be located in and around the National Union Building located at 918 F St NW, Washington, DC. Attending the 2023 National Bike Summit in person will require being vaccinated against COVID-19 or testing negative on a COVID PCR test 1-2 days prior to attending.
Attendees are more than welcome to bring their own bikes to the ride but Capital Bike Share bikes will also be available. Participants MUST bring their own helmet.
Each presenter has the choice and ability whether to distribute information presented during The National Bike Summit.
Online registration for VIRTUAL attendance closes on March 29, 2023.
Online registration for IN-PERSON attendance closes March 21, 2023.
The Early Bird rates, which end on December 31, 2022, are the best value to attend. Early Bird registration to attend virtually is $75 for League members and $175 for non-League members. Early Bird registration to attend in person is $425 for League members and $575 for non-League members. Consider becoming a League Member today in order to register at the discounted Member Rate.
Scholarships are available to attend virtually and in person. For more information on the scholarship application visit: https://forms.gle/RG7cuqqRtM5eEQTR7
In taking actions that align with our values and our equity goals, BIPOC-led and focused bike clubs/groups are eligible for discounted registration to the National Bike Summit. Email [email protected] for more information.
- In order to receive the member discount, you must be a current individual or family League member. Visit the join or renew page to see if your membership is current.
- Affiliates of member Organizations, Companies and Bike Clubs are offered discounted registration. Check with your group administrator for the code, or contact [email protected]
- In taking actions that align with our values and our equity goals, members of BIPOC-led and focused bike clubs/groups are eligible for discounted registration to the National Bike Summit. Email [email protected] for more information.
Look up your membership number at bikeleague.org/join-now by entering your email address and zip code. We are happy to answer any question regarding your membership number and status, please call us at (202) 822-1333, and we will be glad to assist you.
The best pricing for Summit registration is always with an individual membership, even when the price of membership is considered. As such, member pricing is relegated to individual and family members. We encourage all Summit attendees to become members by visiting bikeleague.org/join-now.
Each virtual registrant will have access to the National Bike Summit virtual platform and will only be able to enter the conference on one device (Computer, laptop, tablet) at a time.
If you register and then realize that you can no longer attend, you may transfer your registration to another individual until March 10, 2023. After that, we reserve the right to transfer the registration to a scholarship recipient. All you need to do to make this change is email [email protected] or call our office and we will be happy to take care of it for you: 202-822-1333.
We ask that all in-person attendees of the 2023 Summit be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or test negative on a PCR test 1-2 days prior to attending. Anyone feeling sick or who is known to have been exposed to COVID-19 leading up to the event is asked not to attend. At the in-person Summit events, we will be following CDC recommendations and local public health policies. You can read the CDC’s safety guidelines here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html
We understand that making plans can be difficult during the pandemic so we have tried to make a refund policy that is as fair and flexible as possible.
In-person and Virtual registration is fully refundable (minus a $25 administrative fee) through January 31, 2023. In-person and virtual registration is 50% refundable from February 1 until March 1, 2023. There will be no refunds granted starting on or after March 1, 2023. You may transfer your in-person or virtual registration without penalty until March 10, 2023.
Anyone who registers to attend in person and falls sick in the days prior to the event will be offered a virtual registration and a 50% percent refund or a free transfer to next year’s National Bike Summit.
Failure to use a discount code upon registering does not entitle registrants to partial refunds for the difference in cost at a later time. Before you register, please email [email protected] if you believe you are eligible for a discount (Summit Sponsor, State Coordinator, etc.)
In the event that you need to update, cancel, or transfer your registration, please email us at [email protected] or call 202-822-1333 and we'll be happy to assist you.
The scholarship application for the 2023 National Bike Summit is available here.
The League is committed to ensuring that people from all economic backgrounds have access to our events through scholarships. Each year we offer scholarships to those who, without financial assistance, would not be able to attend the conference.
Priority will be given to applicants that have not received a Summit scholarship in the past. Any scholarship applicant that is not awarded will be offered the early bird discount.
Scholarship recipients will be asked to attend two of the three events listed here: Advocacy Training (offered by the League), Lobby Day (March 29), and/or a local advocacy event.
The League welcomes Summit sponsorship from individuals, businesses, clubs, public institutions, government agencies, etc. To get started, contact Kevin Dekkinga: [email protected].
Yes, the League of American Bicyclists is committed to moving from the halls of Congress to the streets of your community and we want you to do the same. Lobbying will be done in-person unless all constiuents are attending virtually, in which case we will do our best to schedule a virtual meeting.
You can find your congressional district by entering your zip code here.
You are encouraged to share your profile as an attendee to the National Bike Summit so that other attendees can contact you through the event platform. The registration form asks for your permission to share your profile before making it available to other attendees.
The League reserves the right to provide your name, organization, city & state, and email address to other attendees. A contact list may be provided in a PDF. All demographic information will be kept anonymous.
Attendees are encouraged to find their own lodging in Washington, DC, that meets their needs and budget. The in-person events will be located in and around the National Union Building located at 918 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004. Here are a few hotels in the area (the League does not have a room block at any hotel): Riggs Hotel, Courtyard Washington Capitol Hill/Navy Yard and Grand Hyatt Washington
Please contact [email protected] for more information on Pop-Up shop opportunities at the National Bike Summit.
Contact [email protected] with any questions regarding the National Bike Summit.
For the 2023 Summit, the League invites individuals and organizations to submit proposals to lead discussions or offer expertise on topics related to safer roads, slower speeds, and making biking better. Proposals were accepted for both virtual and in-person formats. The RFP closed on November 15, 2023 at 11:59PM PT.