Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Summit 2013 (Feb. 26, Palo Alto)
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From: Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition <colin@...>
Date: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 3:23 PM
Subject: Join SVBC and Stanford Hospital & Clinics for SV Bike Summit 2013
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Please join Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and Stanford Hospital &
Clinics for an in-depth discussion on ways that governments, law
enforcement, and advocates can work together to create safe, welcoming
environments for bicyclists.
This community-building annual event will take place on February 26,
from 11:45 to 4:30, at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in
Palo Alto. Click here to register for this great event
We are excited to welcome our two guest speakers:
Mia Birk is the former Manager of the City of Portland’s Bicycle
Program, where she oversaw the city’s transformation into the most
bike-friendly place in the nation. She is currently an adjunct
professor at Portland State University, a president of Alta Planning +
Design, and the celebrated author of Joyride: Pedaling Toward a
Charlie Gandy, an expert in community design, founded and served as
the first Executive Director of the Texas Bicycle Coalition (now Bike
Texas) from 1990 to 1994. Gandy also played a lead role in bicycle
infrastructure developments as the Mobility Coordinator for Long Beach
California’s Bike Long Beach program and was chosen as Host Chair for
the Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference in Long Beach in September of 2012.
The event will also feature a panel of local experts and innovators
who will discuss recent progress in making our roads safer for all
users. The panel will discuss infrastructure, education efforts and
strategies for improving the behavior of both people on bikes and
people in cars.
Admission is $25. A light lunch will be provided. Scholarships are
available for those to whom the cost of admission is prohibitive.
Please contact colin@... to apply for a scholarship.
Visit http://svbikesummit2013.eventbrite.com for your tickets before
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