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  • saris
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  • iteris
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  • sram
  • eco_counter
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The PlacesForBikes Conference will be held at the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wisconsin. The Monona Terrace is designed as a world class conference venue as well as for complete accessibility and civic enjoyment. All conference events including the Wednesday evening welcome reception, conference's meetings, breaks and all meals will be held here, with the exception of the Thursday evening reception at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. 

Air Travel

The closest airport to downtown Madison is MSN/Dane County Regional Airport, a 20 minute drive. Chicago and Milwaukee are two other options, although further away. 


There are room blocks reserved at the following hotels for the nights of Wednesday 6/28 and Thursday 6/29. Please refer to the "PlacesForBikes Conference" for the preferred room rate. Book your hotel room before the rates expire on June 2, 2017.

  • Hilton Madison Monona Terrace Hotel, adjacent to the Monona Terrace Convention Center

    • $179/night for a single or double room
    • 9 East Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
    • (608) 255-5100
  • Best Western Plus (Inn on the Park, Capitol Square), a five-minute walk to the Monona Terrace

    • $149/night for a traditional room, $159/night for a deluxe room, $189 for a suite. 

    • 22 S Carroll Street, Madison, WI 53703
    • (608) 285-8000
  • The Madison Concourse Hotel, a ten-minute walk to the Monona Terrace

    • $149/night for a single or double room, $159/night for a triple room, $169 for a quad room.

    • 1 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53703;
    • (800) 356-8293

Community Housing Program 

Madison Bikes, Madison's bicycle advocacy organization, is offering a two-night Cycling Community Housing Program (6/28-29) that help match hosts with accommodations in the Madison area with conference attendees in need of housing. PeopleForBikes is grateful for the assistance of Madison Bikes and the hospitality of the Madison community for hosting those who might otherwise find it a little too expensive to attend the conference. Madison Bikes is offering priority placement to attendees from non-profits, unaffiliated advocates, and students, but anyone may apply. If you are looking for guest housing, sign up ASAP as spaces will be matched on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

Please read this brief program description before submitting an application. 
If you are an interested host, fill out this application
If you are a guest in need of lodging, fill out this application

Note: This is a volunteer program, so it's possible that not all applications can be met, but all attempts will be made to provide free housing! 


Transportation to and from all conference events will be provided. Taxis and other transport services are available and plentiful in Madison. Madison B-Cycle is also a great way to get around town. Please consider biking to explore Madison!

For further information or assistance, please contact Morgan at morgan [at] peopleforbikes.org. 




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