Thursday, January 24, 2013
Bicycle Urbanism, Reimagining Bicycle-Friendly Cities
June 19-22, University of Washington Campus, Seattle, WA
The International Bicycle Urbanism Symposium, to be held in Seattle in June 2013, will explore how best to encourage and facilitate widespread bicycle use in 21st Century cities. In some European and Asian cities, use of bicycles for several purposes and across several demographic groups accounts for a high proportion of daily trips. Increasing bicycle use has become the goal of many cities around the world – to reduce CO2 emissions, reduce dependence on imported oil, promote better health and quality of life, and to relieve traffic congestion and the space required by automobiles.
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