Cities, Bikes, & Things

Mon, May 11, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT

Join Island Press and The Security and Sustainability Forum as we continue to celebrate Bike Month! In this webinar, celebrated authors Carlton Reid and Mike Lydon delve deep into the policies and infrastructure that make roads bike-friendly, and how to involve the community to ensure cities provide avenues for a variety of urban transportation enthusiasts.

The Panel:

Corinne Kisner is is the Program Manager for the Designing Cities Initiative at the National Association of City Transportation Officials.

Carlton Reid is a British writer based in northern England. He has written for The Guardian (UK) and National Geographic Traveller, and is the executive editor of BikeBiz, a trade magazine, and author of eight books, including his latest, “Roads Were Not Built For Cars” (Island Press, 2015).

Mike Lydon is Principal of The Street Plans Collaborative. An internationally recognized planner, he was a co-author of The Smart Growth Manual and the creator and primary author of the reports “The Open Streets Project” and “Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action, Long-Term Changes”  Vol.1 and Vol.2. He works and speaks internationally on smart growth, livable cities, active transportation, and tactical urbanism.  A founding member of the New England Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), a Board Member for CNU New York, and a steering committee member of the Next Generation of New Urbanists, He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Thank you to our sponsor, Island Press, for making this webinar possible!

View the Slides here