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Options Guy
02-08-2007, 12:46 PM
This month at PDOTís Bicycle Brown Bag series:

Legislative issues of interest to cyclists
Thursday, February 15th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Portland Building auditorium

Is the fresh air blowing through the halls of power a tail wind for cyclists? Februaryís Brown Bag will feature two speakers well-positioned to bring us news from the front of the legislative peleton:

Karmen Fore, District Director, Office of Representative Peter A. DeFazio, will report on how the 110th Congress is shaping up for bikes. Rep. DeFazio is the new chair of the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee.

Scott Bricker, Director of Policy and Education at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, will talk about how bike and pedestrian issues are faring in this yearís state legislative session.

City of Portland Office of Transportation
Bicycle Brown Bag Series
Third Thursday of Every Month
Noon to 1pm
Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Ave - second floor auditorium.

Future topics will include:
 March : Why People Arenít Cycling (and How to Help Them Start) - A look at the focus group and polling information on barriers to cycling
 April: Portlandís Bike Master Plan Update - After 10 years, Portland's plan for going Platinum


Timo Forsberg
Transportation Options
Direct: (503) 823-7699
Fax: (503) 823-7371
E-mail: timothy.forsberg@pdxtrans.org
Bicycle Brown Bag webpage: http://www.portlandonline.com/transportation/index.cfm?c=34816&a=144945