Biking Rules PSA Competition Jury

Bike Snob

BikeSnobNYC is the anonymous author of the widely read BikeSnobNYC blog, and is also an avid bicycle racer and commuter. He lives somewhere in Brooklyn.

Colin Beavan, Ph.D.

Colin Beavan is the author of the book No Impact Man (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) and the subject of the documentary of the same title. The book and the film (both released in September, 2009) provide two very different looks at a year Beavan spent, with his family, trying to live as environmentally as possible in the middle of New York City. Beavan is also the Director of the No Impact Project, which helps people to experience the benefits of environmental lifestyles. He is a board member of Transportation Alternatives, an member of the advisory council of Just Food, and an adjunct professor at the department of Environmental Sciences at NYU.

Amanda McDonald Crowley

Amanda McDonald Crowley is Executive Director at Eyebeam in New York. She is a cultural worker, curator and facilitator who specialises in creating new media and contemporary art events and programs that encourage cross-disciplinary practice, collaboration and exchange. Amanda was executive producer for ISEA2004,Director of the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT); and she previously worked with a range of arts organizations in Australia including the Australia Council for the Arts (the federal government's arts funding and advisory body), Arts Training Australia (conducting research for a multimedia education and training strategy), and Electronic Media Arts Australia (incorporating the Australian Video Festival). She has done residencies in Berlin, Germany (1994/5), Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada (2002) and at Sarai in Delhi, India (2002/3), regularly speaks at international conferences and festivals, occasionally writes for journals such as Artlink, RealTime, the Sarai Reader, and Art Asia Pacific; and lurks on a lot of media, technology and culture related email lists.

Clarence Eckerson

Clarence Eckerson, Jr. is a Brooklyn-based videographer who created the cable program bikeTV and is the Director of Video Production for Streetfilms. His videos have been very influential in documenting innovative transportation policies around the world. He been called "the hardest working man in transportation show business" for his ten plus years of dedicated effort to creating videos which are both educational, entertaining, and inspiring change in communities and cities.

Kyla Fullenwider

Kyla Fullenwider works with people and organizations to connect communities and creatively engage shared space. Recent collaborators include UCLA's Department of Urban Planning, LA Commons, GOOD, Creative Commons, the City of New York, Portraits of Hope, Jonathan Harris, BurdaStyle, and Etsy.

As a Director of Garden in Transit Kyla oversaw one of the largest public art projects in New York's history working with over 25,000 volunteer artists to hand paint flowers on the New York City fleet of taxis. Other projects include the distribution of 80,000 flowers to pedestrians across New York City's five boroughs in a single day and a 24 hour public paint-a-thon in mid town Manhattan. With GOOD, she created pop-up community centers, temporary community curated public spaces that have hosted national and local projects on both coasts as varied as the National Resource Defense Council's Speak Now campaign to a salon addressing the needs of public transportation with One Pot, and an interview series on the value of sharing with Creative Commons.

Travis Fox

Travis Fox is an Emmy Award-winning video producer for The Washington Post. His distinctive web video and multimedia stories have been instrumental in establishing a new form of multimedia storytelling on the Internet. His stories can be viewed at travisfox.com.

Stuart Post

Stuart Post is a Senior Program Officer at Brooklyn Community Foundation, a new public charity born out of Independence Community Foundation's 11-year record of effective local philanthropy, with the goal of making Brooklyn an even more vibrant place to live and to work. He's been a New York City bike commuter since 1985 and a T.A. member since 1989.

Lela Rose

The Lela Rose collection is founded on a clear vision to create classic silhouettes with a whimsical twist. Through intricately designed and finely detailed separates, dresses and jackets using beautifully embellished fabrics, Lela Rose has established herself as a renowned designer. "My philosophy of design is about creating beautiful, hand finished clothes that exude a casual luxury and refinement." -Lela Rose

Charlie Todd

Charlie Todd is the founder of Improv Everywhere, producing, directing, performing, and documenting the group's work for over eight years. He is also a teacher and performer of improv comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.

Paul Steely White

Paul Steely White is the Executive Director of Transportation Alternatives. He is an internationally known transportation advocate who previous to joining T.A. in 2004, worked for seven years as regional director for the New York based Institute for Transportation and Development policy. He has a BS in biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received his MS in Environmental Science from the University of Montana in Missoula.