Posted on September 16, 2010 7:55 PM
Dutch Bike Planning Workshop
On September 23, join experts from the Netherlands for the opening session of the ThinkBike Workshops: A Dutch Boost to Chicago’s Bike-ability.
Geoffrey Baer, of WTTW Channel 11, will emcee the session. There will be a presentation by Hans Voerknecht, project manager of Fietsberaad International, on Dutch approaches to mainstreaming bicycling. There will also be a presentation by Arjen Jaarsma -- an internationally-known expert in urban transport, traffic engineering, and sustainable mobility -- on the place of the bike in a sustainable transportation system. Finally, Adolfo Hernandez, of the Active Transportation Alliance, will give his “Top Ten Ideas for Improving Cycling in Chicago.”
This event is free and open to the public. It will take place on Thursday, September 23 from 8:30 to10:30 a.m. at the James Thompson Center located at 100 W. Randolph Street in Chicago. Prior registration is required at www.activetrans.org/dutchbikeplan.