WABA’s 50th Anniversary Jubilee

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 6:00 PM

District Winery

WABA Signature Event - Meetup

WABA’s turning 50, and we’re celebrating! Join us for a cocktail reception at District Winery where we’ll celebrate 50 years of accomplishments and launch a bold vision for the next 50 of making bicycling better and streets safer in the Washington, DC region.

Guest speakers and entertainment will be announced soon.

Host Committee

Many thanks to our host committee:

  • Peter Harnik and Linda Keenan, Co-Chairs
  • Hon. Ludwig P. Gaines, Executive Director
  • Allen Muchnick
  • Bruce and Linda Dwyer
  • Douglas Stewart and Tamara Harvey
  • Ed Blanton
  • Greg Billing and Carrie Ross
  • Jim Sebastian
  • Marya Torrez
  • Michael Gessel
  • Robert Patten
  • Samantha Trumbull
  • Sharon Gang
  • Shelley Vinyard

Want to join the host committee, and help fundraise for the next 50 years of work for safer streets and better bicycling? Email


At registration you have the option to donate to the ticket fund, which sponsors tickets for those for whom cost of attendance is a barrier. To inquire about sponsoring a ticket or being sponsored, please email

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Interested in sponsoring WABA’s 50th Anniversary Jubilee? Email Akyra Davis at to learn more.

Event Details

Date: October 12, 2022

Time:  6-9 PM

Location Name: District Winery

Location Address: 385 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003 

Dress code: Celebratory! If getting fancy feels fun to you, you won’t be alone in your cocktail attire.

Getting there: in the spirit of a region where walking, biking, and transit are the best ways to get around, we encourage you to walk, bike, or take transit to this event! District Winery is about a 10 minute walk from Navy Yard metro (Green line), and there will be bike parking available at the venue on Water St SE. Car parking in the neighborhood is limited; you can view options here.

COVID-19: This event will be indoor/outdoor. WABA requires that all attendees be vaccinated for COVID-19. If, as circumstances evolve, we implement masking guidelines, we will let you know a week before the event. Thank you for your flexibility as we continue to navigate this pandemic together.