Wednesday, October 2, 2013

event: New Brunswick Cyclovia (this Sunday 10-3), and related talks (Friday)


New Brunswick Ciclovia Events, October 4 - 6.    

New Brunswick will host one of the state's first Ciclovias (literally "bike ways")
through the city on this Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 10 am to 3pm. 

This "Open Streets" event will be closed to cars, with more than three miles
of streets open so residents can walk, push baby strollers, skate, run, bike,
use wheelchairs and walkers, rollerblade, dance and utilize the roadways in
countless creative and active ways. Learn more about the Ciclovia here.    

Friday Conference at Rutgers on Cycling and Walking    

To kick off the Ciclovia weekend, Gil Penalosa and John Pucher will be giving talks
on this Friday afternoon,October 4, from 3 pm to 5:30 pm at Rutgers University's
Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy on the topic of "Cycling and Walking
for Sustainable, Healthy, and Socially Just Cities." Admission is free, and there
will also be a free reception after the event sponsored by the NJBWC. The first
100 registrants for the conference will receive a free, autographed copy of City Cycling,
published by MIT Press.


The NJBWC is proud to be a leader of this event, along with the City of New Brunswick,
New Brunswick Tomorrow, and Johnson & Johnson!

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