Make plans to visit the Iowa State Capitol on January 17, 2023, to meet with your legislator during the Iowa Bicycling Day at the Capitol. This is your opportunity as an advocate to facilitate change for better bicycling in Iowa.
Event Date and Time:
January 17, 2023 – 9 AM to 1 PM
Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50319
1st Floor Rotunda – West & South Side
RSVP for 2022 Iowa Bicycling Day at the Capitol
What happens during Iowa Bicycling Day at the Capitol:
- Advocates attending should check in to receive instructions.
- Advocates will be given instructions and a talking points/leave-behind sheet.
- Advocates will go to the door of the Senate or House Chambers and request to see their legislators.
- Following the meeting, advocates will report back to the rotunda so we can log the meeting.
- We will assemble at 1 PM for a group photo at the staircase.
What are the issues that will be discussed?
- Change lanes to pass bicyclists
- Standard penalties in fatal bike crashes
- Handsfree cell phone required while driving
- Crosswalk protection for bicyclists