John Pucher, Professor, Urban Planning and Policy Development Program and Research Associat, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, Rutgers University, and author of the recently published City Cycling (MIT Press, 2012), will be giving a talk at SFU’s Vancouver campus at Harbour Centre on Friday, June 14 at 7:00 p.m.
From the program description:
John Pucher will document the boom in cycling in both European and North American cities. Adding to his previous talks, John will discuss how cycling can thrive even in cities with no history or culture of daily, utilitarian cycling, but only if government policies provide safe, convenient, and pleasant cycling conditions. He’ll also address the fact that similarly, government policies are key to encouraging walking and making it safer. Safe infrastructure is a prerequisite, but it must be complemented by many other supportive measures…
Full details and registration (free, but reservations are required).