Photo by Allison Osberg.

Professional Planning & Landscape Architecture Track at #WCC16

Professional planners will have lots of opportunities to earn AICP continuing education credit at the Winter Cycling Congress. This track is also appropriate for landscape architects and includes sessions, which likely fulfill continuing education requirements for design professionals. Check out the sessions for which we have applied for credit below.   Tuesday, 2 February 2016 Breakout 1 Shifting to bicycle-friendliness… Read more →

Photo courtesy of Mobycon.

Cycling Instructor Class Monday, 1 February

Do you want to help teach someone else how to ride a bike, rain, snow or shine? Are you a certified instructor looking to refresh your training skills?An interactive afternoon class is being offered the day before the Winter Cycling Congress begins on Monday, 1 February, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the congress venue, The Commons Hotel. The cost to participate is… Read more →


Join the Winter Disaster Relief Trial at #WCC16

The first WINTERdrt will be held during the Winter Cycling Congress. The event is scheduled during the mobile tour period on Wednesday, 3 February and will begin at the congress venue, The Commons Hotel, 615 Washington Avenue Southeast 55406. WINTERdrt will demonstrate how people with bicycles can serve their community in times of need. Participants will cover up to 30… Read more →

A snowy day on the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis. Photo by Ben Hovland.

Deadline EXTENDED: Proposals to present due Sunday, 18 October

Presenters from winter cities all over the world are invited to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, 2-4 February 2016 to share bicycling and walking expertise. Keep reading for more details about submitting a proposal to #WCC16 or download the Call for Contributions. How is winter defined? This Congress defines “winter” as a season encompassing a full spectrum of weather –… Read more →


Mike Lydon will present keynote address at #WCC16

We are pleased to announce Mike Lydon will present a keynote address at the Winter Cycling Congress 2016. Mike is a Principal of Street Plans Collaborative and co-author of “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action for Long-term Change” (published 2015). He is internationally recognized for his work as a planner, writer and advocate for livable cities. Recently we spoke with Mike about winter… Read more →