David Byrne to speak on bicycle advocacy in Philadelphia

A group of diverse people will conduct a panel discussion on the intersection of bicycle advocacy, urban planning and civic responsibility on Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Panelists will include musician, artist and author David Byrne; bicycle advocate Alex Doty; city representative Katherine Gajewski, and urban theorist Ignacio Bunster-Ossa. The forum will be moderated by Christine Knapp of PennFuture.

“Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around” is part of the Academy’s Urban Sustainability Forum, an ongoing series of public discussions addressing critical environmental issues facing cities.

The Urban Sustainability Forum is a regular series of presentations sponsored by a coalition of organizations and government agencies working to make Philadelphia the greenest, most livable city in America.

For more information: Urban Sustainability Forum: Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around

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