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News / Blog Advocacy News National and Local Transportation Experts Speaking in San Antonio and San Marcos

National and Local Transportation Experts Speaking in San Antonio and San Marcos

A trail on a former rail line.On October 24, BikeTexas, Rails to Trails Conservancy, Texas State University, VIA Metropolitan Transit, San Antonio Office of Sustainability, and the San Antonio-Bexar County MPO are co-hosting Tracy Hadden Loh from Washington, DC to speak about "Federal Bicycle Transportation Funding: What It Means for Texas."

Who: Tracy Hadden Loh, Rails to Trails Conservancy Research Manager and Director of the National Transportation Enhancement Clearinghouse

Where: VIA community room, 1021 San Pedro, San Antonio

When: 6:30 PM, October 24

(See this map for bus routes that serve the VIA building.)

Ms. Loh has served many years as the Director of the Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse and is highly regarded as an expert on federal funding of bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Don't miss this chance to hear what she has to say about the opportunities and challenges with the federal transportation bill. RSVP here!

Children headed to school.On October 25, Texas State University, BikeTexas, Rails to Trails Conservancy, University of Texas Center for Transportation Research, and Texas A&M Transportation Institute are co-hosting local and national experts as part of the Great Streets for Small Towns Symposium. 

What: Great Streets for Small Towns Symposium

Who: Local and National Transportation experts

Where: Texas State University-San Marcos Undergraduate Academic Center, Room 308

When: 5:30-7:30 PM, October 25, 2012

BikeTexas Executive Director Robin Stallings will be speaking on "Bicycling in the New Federal Transportation Bill: What it Means for Texas." Other speakers are San Marcos Councilmember John Thomaides, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Research Manager Tracy Hadden Loh, Dr. Jennifer Duthie of UT Center for Transportation Research, and moderator Dr. Billy Fields, director of Texas State's Center for Research, Public Policy, and Training. RSVP here for this event.

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