Cycling for Everyone

The City Program at Simon Fraser University is presenting this free public talk by Dr. John Pucher of Rutgers University.
cycling image from John Pucher

Cycling for Everyone: Lessons for Vancouver from the Netherlands, Denmark, and Germany

May 15, 2008, 7 pm
Venue: Segal Graduate School of Business Building, 500 Granville Street, Vancouver ( corner of Pender and Granville)

Admission to public lecture is free; reservations are required.
Email or call 778-782.5100.

If you want to get a glimpse of what riding your bike in Vancouver could/should be like, come see this talk. Dr. Pucher’s research uses pictures, stories, and statistics from Europe to show examples of effective infrastructure, planning, and policy that promote cycling for everyone! As Bike to Work Week approaches, this talk should get you ready to push da’ pedals.

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Joanne often gets really excited when she talks about Science. Luckily, she works in the Advanced Molecular Biology Laboratory, the educational arm of the Michael Smith Labs. She likes all kinds of science but has a special spot in her heart for biology, technology, and well, sports. As a scientist and educator at UBC, she hopes that she never becomes so specialized that she loses her global perspective. (When she gets around to writing an intro post, I'm sure that she'll link to it here).

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  1. A biketopian vision « because she writes

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