Friday, July 30th
7:30 – 9am
4762 Chicago Ave S
In the Pizza Biga Room
Have you heard? Minneapolis is the #1 Bicycling City in the United States! In the 8th Ward, the River Lake Greenway along 40th Street is slated for construction in Sept/Oct 2010, plus in 2011 we will soon see bike lanes and traffic calming amenities for bike routes on 17th Street (also called the Southern Bike Connection), Blaisdell, and 1st Avenue.
How can we continue to increase bicycle ridership opportunities and participation? What will it take to make sure that men, women, and children from all communities see bicycling as great way to have fun, get exercise, and commute to work and school?
We have a panel of bicycling experts to help stimulate conversation about how we can increase bicycling participation in Minneapolis. Our featured guests are:
• Julie Danzl, the coordinator of Safe Routes to School, a program encouraging innovative bike and walk to school programs.
• We will have a Minneapolis Bicycle Ambassador talk about their efforts to provide education and outreach citywide. www.bikewalktwincities.org/ambassadors.
• Finally, we are joined by Ward 8 resident, Louis Moore, President of The Major Taylor Bicycling Club, the premier African American bicycling club in Minnesota. www.majortaylorminnesota.org
Join us to talk about bicycling and share your ideas on how to increase bicycle ridership and commuting in Minneapolis!
Free coffee courtesy of Turtle Bread!
8th Ward Office: (612) 673-2208 or