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Vancouver Bike Advocacy Meeting

Posted by on June 9th, 2008 at 12:04 pm

RESS RELEASE: Organizing Bicyclists in Vancouver for Urban Transportation


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)

Todd Boulanger

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