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Leveraging Bikes to Build a Better City:
Best Practices from Around the Globe
Live Webcast April 16, 11:30 AM ET / 8:30 AM PT  (17:30-18:30 Brussels Time) 

ECF policy officer Fabian Kuster will be talking in a free webinar organised by the Sustainable Cities Collective.

ECF knows that cycling in cities is going to have a huge role to play in the coming yearsBy 2050, we’re going to see 3-4 times more global passenger mobility and we’re going to have to accommodate the transport needs of more than 9 billion citizens. 

You can register for free to hear about some of the best practices from across the globe.

 


Featuring: 


ImageAngie Schmitt
 manages and edits the Streetsblog Network, a unique collaboration between more than 400 transportation and urbanist bloggers from throughout the United States and around the world. She is also founding editor of Rustwire.com, a influential regional website that explores the struggles of post-industrial Midwestern cities. Previously Angie worked as a newspaper reporter covering municipal governments throughout her home state of Ohio. She holds a master’s degree in urban planning from the Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University.

ImageFabian Küster is a Senior Policy Officer at the European Cyclists’ Federation and is regularly following EU developments and legislation, liaising with key stakeholders. He has previously worked in Brussels for a German Member of European Parliament and the German Embassy. He has wealth of experience in and around the EU institutions, and is an expert in the EU policy field of bicycles.

 

ImageJoe Peach is the founder of This Big City - a social media movement encouraging discussion about sustainable cities. Joe founded This Big City in 2009 whilst studying for a Masters in Sustainable Communities and the Creative Economy and researching the role of urban bicycle infrastructure in developing sustainable communities. This Big City publishes articles on its English andChinese language blogs as well as sharing short-form ideas on Twitter,Tumblr and Facebook.

ImageAreli Carreón is an environmentalist with a Master’s Degree on Rural Development, and founding member of several enviromental NGOs in Mexico, notably Bicitekas A.C., the largest and most influential cyclist group in Mexico City. She is coauthor of the Mexico City’s Urban Cyclist Manual and member of the promotion comittee of the Urban Cyclists National Network, which gathers 32 cyclists organizations in Mexico. Areli is currently the President of the Directive Council of Bicitekas A.C.

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Last Updated April 17, 2012