Bicycle Friendly Business District Discussion in Los Altos

From SVBC:

On Monday, November 21 359 State Street is hosting an event about the business benefits of bicycles.

April Economides, a green business consultant from Long Beach, CA, will discuss how the City of Long Beach implemented its innovative bike-friendly business district program.

Come at 6pm for wine, cheese, and conversation, then hear April’s talk from 6:30-7:30pm. It should be enlightening, given Los Altos’ recent designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community!

Monday, November 21 6-7:30pm at 359 State Street.

For more information about Long Beach, see:www.bikelongbeach.org

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