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From: SPUR <rgarcia@...
Date: Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Subject: Creating Bike-Friendly Business Districts
Creating Bike-Friendly Business Districts
Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 6:00 pm
San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, 101 West Santa Clara St.,
San Jose, CA 95113
This event will take place in San Jose.
Can San Jose create Bike-Friendly Business Districts (BFBDs), where
both customers and merchants are encouraged to ride? How can San Jose
make the case and gain the support of businesses to make bicycling not
only an everyday mode of transport but the easiest way for their
customers to arrive? April Economides of Green Octopus Consulting has
helped launch BFBD programs across the continent and is coming to San
Jose to discuss how bicycling not only improves the environmental
health of a city, but is also good for business and local economic
Co-presented by the City of San Jose and the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition.
Register now; http://e2.ma/click/imxuc/uf404c/yqbhw
Ideas and action for a better city