Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Sustainable Cities Transportation Talk and Bike Tour on Thursday

Our nation's capital has a bike sharing program. Could our state's capital have one too?

Thursday night Gabe Klein comes to Salem as part of the Sustainable City Intitiative. He'll be talking about the future of transportation.

From the release:
Please join us for a public lecture by transportation expert Gabe Klein on "The Future of Transportation" at 6 pm Thursday, April 7th, in the Paulus Lecture Hall at the Willamette University College of Law. Klein is the former Transportation Director for the city of Washington, DC, and is the 2011 SCI Expert in Residence at the University of Oregon. The Lecture is sponsored by the Sustainable Cities Initiative at the University of Oregon and the Willamette University Center for Sustainable Communities.
Gabe Klein is the Sustainable Cities Expert-in-Residence for 2011. As Director of Transportation in DC, he implemented the bike sharing program, Capital Bikeshare. He's also been an executive with Zipcar.

There will also be a bike tour of Salem beforehand. Meet at the bike racks in front of the City's Urban Development offices at 2:45pm! (350 Commercial NE, directly under the Chemeketa Parkade, just north of Chemeketa. See map)

Klein will also be giving a talk on Friday at noon for the Center for Transportation Studies at PSU. You can stream the talk or watch an archived version after.

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