Re: [carfree_cities] Green Festivals speaking opportunities
- CarFree City, USA had a person (Colin Leath) and a booth at the San Luis
Obispo green festival during the summer with mixed results.
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From: "Jym Dyer" <jym@...>
Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 8:20 AM
Subject: Re: [carfree_cities] Green Festivals speaking opportunities
> > http://www.greenfestivals.com/
> =v= I have to say that, overall, this is easily the greenest
> "green" festival I've ever seen. Which makes it all the more
> unfortunate that the top graphic features an "eco-" car and
> the information about travelling to the venue emphasizes cars.
> =v= It's nice that they're arranging carpooling, but that's
> about where it ends. On the "Getting There" page there is
> detailed info, copied from Yahoo!, on getting to the venue by
> car, but mass transit is "encouraged" with nothing more than
> links to websites, and they completely left out the nearest
> transit connection (CalTrain):
> There is bike valet parking, which volunteers provide free for
> many San Francisco events, but they forgot to mention it on
> the "Getting There" page. There are a number of bike rental
> businesses for guests staying downtown, but attendees are not
> informed about them.
> =v= I should think that a San Francisco-based organization, in
> San Francisco, 12 years after that city started Critical Mass
> and inspired carfree movements worldwide, ought to do better
> than that.
> Ads below? Just ignore 'em.
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