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486May 30: From Rome to the North End: Life without driving

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  • kenmedford
    May 19, 2014
      May 30, 2014 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      Traffic Advisory, From Rome to the North End: Life without driving

      BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston
      Price: Free and open to the public.

      The Boston Society of Architects' Traffic Advisory series is delighted to welcome Ignazio Marino, the Mayor of Rome, to mark the kick-off of the summer program. Since taking office in 2013, Mayor Marino, a daily bike commuter himself, has focused his attention on improving Rome’s transport system by pedestrianizing the most historic archaeological sites in the city.  This unprecedented policy has turned Rome into a more bike-friendly place while reducing pollution levels and helping preserve ancient monuments. During his presentation, Marino will share his plan on how to make Rome a more sustainable city and articulate the broader mobility shift that is taking place in car-obsessed Italy, the home to supercar makers like Ferrari, Maserati, and Lamborghini. 

      To attend this lecture RSVP to rsvp@... with "Traffic 5/30" in the subject line.

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