Thank you to all who took part in SVBC’s 7th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit! Your attendance helped make the event a big success. The event evaluations brought forth a flood of encouraging and supportive feedback so we wanted to highlight and share some of those positive sentiments. What did attendees have to say about the Summit? Read on to find out! Open comments/suggestions on the Summit:
“…affordable, great facility, good food!”
“The whole Summit was my favorite part. Relevant interests, great people, good vibes, great venue, excellent accommodations.”
“Loved it all, can’t wait to help implement!”
“I enjoyed the bikepool from the train station! Thank you for the valet bike parking!”
“Well planned, good variety of topics, technical, inspirational. Looking forward to topics next year!”
“Social hour/networking is very good.”
“Great venue + wonderful food – as a vegan with other allergies I felt well taken care of. Thank you for your focus on equity.” Many left raving reviews on our Keynote speaker, Tamika Butler:
“It was great to see Tamika Butler in person and get uncomfortable.”
“She really opened up minds to the uncomfortable truth about transportation+life in the U.S.”
“…engaging speaker, excellent approach to integrating anti-racist work into planning+transportation.”
“She’s awesome, inspiring, and addresses an area of concern to me.”
“I learned.”
“It was great to tie in bike advocacy with the uncomfortable conversation that plagues us all. Applaud (you all) for being brave enough.”
“Tamika’s stories, experiences, and background brings a necessary point of view that is so lacking in transportation in SV.” We hope you enjoyed the event and found it informational and inspiring to your work and life – see you next year! 
NOTE: If you wanted to go over any panels you missed, visit our event recap blog for details and presentations.

PS: Photos of the event can be seen here thanks to our fabulous photographer, Wayne Dollemore ( for volunteering his time to capture the Summit!