Cycling the City: The Mainstreaming of Urban Biking

Please attend tonight’s free presentation, Cycling the City: The Mainstreaming of Urban Biking, Tuesday, Apr 4 2017, from 7pm-8:15pm at the CN Theatre (Room 5-142), City Centre Campus, MacEwan University (the first floor of the the 105 St building on 104 Avenue).

Presented by Tom Babin and hosted by the MacEwan University Office of Sustainability as part of their Sustainability Speaker Series.

Cycling is rapidly growing in popularity as a means of getting around North American cities, even winter cities. More and more places are introducing cycling-specific infrastructure to provide safer dedicated routes for cyclists, pedestrians, and motorists.

This summer, Edmonton launches its downtown grid of separated bike lanes. Calgary author, journalist, and blogger Tom Babin looks at recent trends and infrastructure developments in urban cycling in Calgary, Edmonton, and around the world.

Presented by: Tom Babin
Tom is a Calgary-based author, journalist, and blogger who has written for the Los Angeles Times, National Post and Explore, and has spoken about cycling all over the world. He is also the author of Frostbike: The Joy, Pain, and Numbness of Winter Cycling.

In partnership with Paths for People and the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters Society.

 

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