Posted by Jonathan Maus ( Publisher/Editor ) on June 9th, 2008 at 12:04 pm
RESS RELEASE: Organizing Bicyclists in Vancouver for Urban Transportation
EVENT DATE: 9 June
TIME: 5PM to 7PM
ADDRESS: 215 West 4th St., Ste 200, (City Center Vancouver – near the Columbia Bike Lane/ I-5 Bridge Path)
Our action item is to discuss what form a Vancouver utility transportation/ mobility group should take in these times of high fuel prices. Our first meeting had over 55 participants (April 08) – see comments.
We have two special guests to talk to us about the opportunities in joining their bicycle advocacy groups:
– Gordon Black of the Bicycle Alliance of Washington (Seattle) and
– Scott Bricker of the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (Portland).
They are the executive director for each group.
Agenda: < <0804 Bike Meeting comments by Gill - April 23.doc>>
5.00-5.25 Social time
5.30-5.35 Introductions & ground rules
5.35-5.50 Presentation by Gordon about the Bicycle Alliance of Washington
5.50-6.10 Presentation by Scott about the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (Updated)
6.10-6.15 Independent Option (what it would take) – Todd Boulanger
6.15-6.50 Q&A for panelists
6.50-7.00 Next steps for our group (electronic voting)/ meeting wrap up
Please email RSVP to me. And do share this email with your friends and follow bike and pedestrian advocates.
Meeting again this Monday after work – 09 June from 5PM to 7PM at
Wallis Engineering Offices
215 West 4th St., Ste 200
Vancouver, WA 98660
(same location as our last meeting)