SFBC: 20th Annual Golden Wheel Awards

From SFBC:

Golden Wheel Awards

Join the SF Bicycle Coalition and keynote speaker Gil Peñalosa in an evening of celebration of the people and projects that are leading the way in linking neighborhoods and setting the stage for San Francisco to become a world-class bicycling city. Tickets may be purchased here. Complimentary wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres. Free bicycle parking available.

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We welcome Gil Peñalosa, an international leader in creating great cities through active public spaces, as this year’s keynote speaker. Mr. Peñalosa, Executive Director of 8-80 Cities, will share his vision on how San Francisco can foster healthier neighborhoods and happier residents through promoting walking and bicycling.

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