IMBA, Rails to Trails, and National Geographic presentation

Today I was at the National Bike Summit. There were great talks, kicked off by Congressman Blumenauer from Portland and a really inspiring talk about Black Women on Bikes – this is a group in DC that has fun and acts as role models. But the presentation by the president of Rails to Trails, the cartographer from IMBA, and Frank Biasi, from National Geographic seems most relevant to wikimapping.

Before I go on, here are some important links:

GeoStories Project,
Rails to Trails TrailLink,
International Mountain Biking Association,

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