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File #: 71860    Version: 1 Name: Proclaiming June 5-11, 2022 as Madison Bike Week in the City of Madison.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2022 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Enactment date: 6/14/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00417
Title: Proclaiming June 5-11, 2022 as Madison Bike Week in the City of Madison.
Sponsors: Grant Foster, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Keith Furman, Jael Currie, Syed Abbas, Brian Benford, Juliana R. Bennett, Sheri Carter, Nikki Conklin, Tag Evers, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Gary Halverson, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Patrick W. Heck, Charles Myadze, Erik Paulson, Michael E. Verveer, Regina M. Vidaver, Nasra Wehelie
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Proclaiming June 5-11, 2022 as Madison Bike Week in the City of Madison.
WHEREAS, Madison has been consistently recognized as one of the most bikeable cities in the United States, and is rated by the League of American Bicyclists as a Platinum “Bicycle Friendly Community;" and,

WHEREAS, Madison has a proud history of embracing biking as a safe, accessible, and sustainable form of transportation for people of all ages and abilities in our community; and,

WHEREAS, Madison has invested in and supported biking in our community, including through the creation of 67 miles of off street paths and protected bikeways and 165 miles of bike lanes and bike boulevards; and,

WHEREAS, biking is among the most popular recreational activities for residents and guests in the city of Madison including on some of the most popular bike routes in the state including the Lake Loop and the Southwest Path; and,

WHEREAS, Bike Week is an opportunity to celebrate the transformational power of bicycles and an opportunity to come together with diverse stakeholders to raise awareness and inspire new riders; and,

WHEREAS, increasing bikeability for people of all ages & abilities has been identified as a key transportation strategy in the Madison Sustainability, Madison in Motion, and Imagine Madison plans is an important element in the Vision Zero Action Plan and Complete Green Streets Plan that are in development; and,

WHEREAS, Wisconsin Bike Week is celebrated in cities across the state from June 4th through June 11th; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Madison, Madison Bikes and numerous local businesses and civic groups have collaborated to organize Madison Bike Week; and,

WHEREAS, Madison Bike Week is an opportunity to celebrate and promote biking in the City of Madison,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby proclaim June 5-11, 2022 as Madison Bike Week and urge all who enjoy an...

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