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Preparing for the Third Wave of Cyclists- Cycling facilities designed for the future cyclists
March 28, 7-9 pm
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission is free: reservations are required. Email email@example.com or call 604.291.5100.
In Copenhagen, 70 percent of cyclists continue to bike in winter.
Within Vancouver, cycling for transportation has grown slowly over the past 20 years to a respectable level within North America. To create a step change and cause a new wave of major cycling growth there will need to be changes in thinking towards cycling infrastructure design with trends towards the European approach.
Hear more on techniques from other cities within North America and Europe which should be brought to this region to help spur that next stage of growth. Speakers include: Jack Becker, Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition; Dr. Hans Groen, Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition, and Gordon Price, The SFU City Program.
Co-sponsored by the Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition and the Simon Fraser University City Program with financial support from Translink – The Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority.
Here are our upcoming SFU City Program lectures and mid-career courses. Most events take place at SFU Vancouver, with some lectures in Surrey and some courses in Edmonton and Kelowna.
Public lecture speakers include Anthony Downs of the Brookings Institution, author of many books including ‘Stuck in Traffic’ and ‘New Visions for Metropolitan America’ .
Registration and additional details at http://www.sfu.ca/city .
-Bing Thom: The Making of Central City and Beyond, Re-scheduled to March 1, Surrey
-Landmarks, not Landfills: Keeping Canadian Cities out of the Dumpster, February 15
-Anthony Downs: Shaping the Region’s Future – Connecting Land Use and Transportation, March 7 (Surrey) or March 8 (Van)
-VIA Architecture Urban Design Lecture: Landscape, Waste and Urbanization, with Alan Berger, May 23
-Building Complete Communities: The Noisette New American City, May 31
-City Making in Paradise with Mike Harcourt and Ken Cameron, June 14
Urban Design: Studio I, Analytic Tools, January 25-27, Surrey
Urban Design Special Topics: Public Participation Methods, February 23-24
Urban Design: Ecological Planning and Sustainable Design, March 9-10
Urban Design: Alternative Development Standards, April 27-28
Urban Design Studio II, Synthesis of Urban Form, May 31-June 2
Urban Design: Theory and Practice, May 9-10, Edmonton
Urban Design: Visual Communication, May 11-12, Edmonton
-Real Estate Development from the Inside Out, February 12-March 19
-The Challenge of Sustainable Development for Heritage Conservation, February 16
-Video Production for Planners, May 8-June 14
-Engineering for Planners, Planning for Engineers, May 11
-Three Things They Didn’t Teach You in Planning School, April 17, Kelowna
-Bad Manners, April 12
-Buying Happiness, May 3