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toronto - think bike workshops

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    ... http://www.toronto.ca/cycling/thinkbike/
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 15, 2010
      for anyone interested in practical differences for toronto's bicycling infrastructure:

      > Please attend this meeting a big overflow attendance
      > will get everyone's attention.

      | The City of Toronto and the Consulate General of the Kingdom
      | of the Netherlands are hosting Dutch bicycle planners on
      | September 20th and 21st for the ThinkBike Workshops.
      | Toronto and Dutch bicycle professionals will form two teams
      | for this event. The teams will consider new elements to
      | improve Toronto's cycling strategy. Each team will be
      | given a Toronto cycling infrastructure problem to solve,
      | the exercise will including drafting recommendations
      | for marketing and communications. The results will be
      | unveiled at a free public event Tuesday September 21st, 6-8 pm.
      | The two teams will be competing to develop
      | the most exciting proposal? Come watch the presentations.
      | Think Bike @ The El Mocambo (464 Spadina Avenue)
      | Tuesday September 21, 2010 (6-8pm)
      | Free admission. Cash bar
      | About Visiting Bicycle Professionals: Hans Voerknecht,
      | Ruud Ditewig, Martijn J. te Lintelo and Arjen Jaarsma
      | are accomplished professionals in the field of
      | transportation management, bicycle infrastructure design
      | and policy. They have presented internationally on
      | a number of occasions to help communicate bicycle policy
      | solutions and best practices to audiences outside
      | their home country of the Netherlands. Learn more.
      | About the Study Areas: Teams will be assigned different,
      | but equally challenging design problems to solve. Team Orange
      | will work on designs to convert existing Toronto bikeways
      | into physically separated bikeways. Team Blue will work on
      | designs to connect gaps between existing downtown bikeways.
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