Go Green: Leave Your Car Behind

"This final seminar in the City of Burlingame’s series, "Go Green: How to Make Your Home and Your Life More Sustainable," features the SFBC’s Andy Thornley suggesting practical ways to reduce your automobile habit to help promote a healthier, more sustainable world (and pocket the savings, to boot). Includes free bike map of Burlingame. Refreshments will be served."

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