“Complete Communities” in the University District: a Forum with Gil Penalosa Wednesday, May 7 8:00 a.m. at Weisman Art Museum

Event: “Complete Communities” in the University District: a Forum with Gil Penalosa Wednesday, May 7 – 8:00 a.m. at Weisman Art Museum. Hosted by University District Alliance. (I am on the discussion panel)

Gil Penalosa

Gil Penalosa

From creating open streets in Bogota, Colombia to “Doable Neighborhoods” in four Ontario cities, Gil Penalosa is an implementer and activist for a people-friendly public realm, with sustainable and healthy mobility.  Called “the Pied Piper of Sustainable Transportation,” Mr. Penalosa has influenced thousands through his TED talks and consultations with cities in North and South America.  We are honored to invite you to:
“Complete Communities” in the University District: 
a Forum with Gil Penalosa
Wednesday, May 7
8:00  to 9:30 a.m.
Weisman Art Museum

Registration and further details HERE.

We’re in one of the most multi-modal districts in an award-winning bicycle city.  Can we go from very good to great?  Join Gil Penalosa and local panelists for a lively exchange.
The forum is free, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED–click HERE.
Our thanks to the St. Paul Riverfront Corporation’s Placemaking Residency for bringing Mr. Penalosa to MSP.
This forum is brought to you by the University District Alliance and the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition, UMN Capital Planning, and UMN Parking and Transportation Services.

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One Response to “Complete Communities” in the University District: a Forum with Gil Penalosa Wednesday, May 7 8:00 a.m. at Weisman Art Museum

  1. Matt Steele May 1, 2014 at 9:55 am #

    Nice. Chuck Marohn is in Ontario with Gil today and I’ve been looking forward to meeting him. Glad to see him coming to town.

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