The Future of the Bicycling Movement: Views from Two Coasts

From SPUR:

Join Paul Steely White, Executive Director of NYC’s Transportation Alternatives, and Leah Shahum, Executive Director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition to find out how these leading advocacy organizations are revitalizing our communities by shaping safer, more welcoming streets and public spaces. Your questions and ideas are welcome in this sure-to-be lively discussion about the future of public space in two of America’s greatest cities.

Co-presented by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition.

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