Speaker Series: John Pucher

Prof. John Pucher
Presentation & Discussion

Free event, open to the public

Internationally acclaimed transportation researcher brings his engaging presentation to the second of a series of lectures hosted by the Community Bicycle Network (CBN)

CBN Speaker Series
Tuesday June 15, 2004
6:00 PM

C’est What Cafe
67 Front St. East, Toronto

To visit the CBN Speaker Series Page:
http://www.communitybicyclenetwork.org/speakerseries.html

Join John Pucher with CBN volunteers, members and friends of the community for a special one-hour presentation and discussion to hear about premier cycling/walking/transit cities in Europe, how they compare to North American cities, and how these differences are reflected in our quality of life.

Dr. Pucher, a professor at Rutgers University, is internationally recognized and celebrated both for his academic achievements and his engaging approach to presenting his work. His presentation – with indisputable, compelling visuals and a personal passion for cycling – promises to be inspirational and practical.

Since 1983, Pucher has been analyzing transport and land-use policies in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Currently, his research focuses on walking and bicycling, and in particular, how North American cities could learn from European policies to improve the safety, convenience, and feasibility of these non-motorized modes in Canada and the United States.

Pucher will present his new comparative research of active transportation trends in Germany, the Netherlands and North America and its relation to public health.

This 45-minute presentation will be followed by a question, answer and discussion period with the audience.

For more information about Prof. Pucher’s work, go to:
http://policy.rutgers.edu/faculty/pucher.htm

Support for the CBN Speakers Series is generously provided by:
Amsterdam Brewing Company, NOW Magazine, Ontario Trillium Foundation and Transport Canada.

For more information about the CBN Speaker Series contact Jessica Hazen at CBN: (416) 504-2918

The CBN Speakers Series presents fresh ideas and current events every month at C’est What Cafe. This free program follows the well received information nights hosted at CBN in 2003. Last year a number of notable people were featured at this information nights including City of Toronto mayor David Miller and York University professor and author Glen Norcliffe. In 2004/05 Torontonians can look forward to an exciting series of speakers that range from celebrated locals to internationally recognized leaders.
For more information visit http://www.communitybicyclenetwork.org/speakerseries/

The Community Bicycle Network (CBN) is guided by its mission to make environmentally sustainable, community-friendly transportation accessible to all in the city of Toronto. Established in 1993, CBN is an award-winning organization that initiates, supports and hosts a large number of programs and services. For more information please visit http://www.communitybicyclenetwork.org

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