Last year at the National Bike Summit, the weather was gray, gusty and rainy. This year was different. The cherry blossoms were in full bloom and yesterday’s Lobby Day was blue skies and full sun — the perfect day for a pedicab ride. Congresswomen Jackie Speier (D-CA) took advantage, carving out time from her busy schedule to show her support for bicycling by chatting briefly with her constituents from the back of a pedicab.
Carolyn SzczepanskiCarolyn joined the League in March 2012, after two years at the Alliance for Biking & Walking. In addition to managing the League's blog, magazine and other communications, Carolyn organized the first National Women's Bicycling Summit and launched the League's newest program: Women Bike. Before she crossed over to advocacy, she was a professional journalist for nearly 10 years.