Come and be inspired to make your city more livable!
Gil Peñalosa is an international expert on livable communities and the Executive Director of 8-80 Cities. He will present many real-world examples that show how modest changes to our transportation infrastructure can have major positive impacts on community health, traffic congestion, and quality of life in Texas.
Register NOW for the public events in Austin and San Antonio! Looking to RSVP for Policy Luncheon at the Capitol? That’s invitation only, please contact us.
BikeTexas is very excited to be hosting Gil Penalosa at evening public events in Austin and San Antonio February 2 and 3, 2011. Mr. Penalosa acheived unprecedented success as Director of Public Works of Bogota, building linear parkways, bus rapid transit, and instituting the largest ciclovia (car-free day) on the planet. Now based in Toronto, Gil speaks around the world inspiring citizens and leaders to take action to build cities for people. He was recently chosen as the master of ceremonies of Velo-City 2011.
Don’t miss your chance to meet this inspiring and intelligent advocate for active transportation!
Wednesday February 2, 2011
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Thursday February 3, 2011
By Invitation Only. Contact us for more details.
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Blue Star / Jump Start Theatre
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These events are made possible through the generous support of our sponsors:
BikeTexas | Texas Health Institute | Texas Gas Service | Bicycle Sports Shop (Austin) | Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop (Austin) | Richardson Bike Mart | Bicycles, Inc. (Fort Worth) | Bike World (San Antonio) | Jason’s Deli | Walmart