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Forum: 'Getting to Work in Washington County'

Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on April 26th, 2011 at 10:12 am

Tomorrow night (4/27), the Washington County Transportation Forum will host a panel discussion to, "Explore Relationship between Active Transportation and Economic Development in Washington County." See full details below:

GETTING TO WORK IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

WHAT
Willamette Pedestrian Coalition, Bicycle Transportation Alliance, Westside Transportation Alliance, and the Washington County Bicycle Transportation Coalition will host a panel presentation and discussion with four business stakeholders to explore how walking, biking, and transit support economic development in Washington County. This event is part of an ongoing series of the Washington County Active Transportation Forum.

Join key leaders in Washington County to discuss jobs, walking, biking, transit and the economy. Our panel includes:

Marc San Soucie, Beaverton City Councilor, Moderator
Heather McCarey, Executive Director, Westside Transportation Alliance
Don Mazziotti, Director, Beaverton Community Development
Bryan Trotter, Heath and Safety Manager, Solarworld
Terry Goldman, President and CEO, Washington County Visitors Association

WHY
The face of Washington County has changed dramatically in the past few decades. This event is a forum to discuss opportunities and challenges to improve walking, biking and transit access as transportation options in an area that has grown four-fold in population within the past twenty years with a growing and thriving economy.

WHO
This event is free and open to the public. The forum is geared towards local residents of and employees in Washington County, and all those interested in walking, biking and transit in the region.

WHEN
Wednesday, April 27th from 6-8pm

WHERE
Shirley Huffman Auditorium
Washington County Public Services Building
155 N First Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97124

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