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Bellingham's Transportation Future

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Bellingham's Transportation Future

Time: January 30, 2010 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Fountain Community Church, 2100 Broadway in Bellingham
Street: Broadway
City/Town: Bellingham
Event Type: slide, show
Organized By: Chris Wolf
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2010

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Event Description

"Bellingham's Transportation Future" sounds a bit dull but it is not.

This is a slide show created by an engineer who lived in Europe and learned first-hand how people get around without cars. The slides show special streets restricted to pedestrian traffic ("fussgangerzones" in German); integration of bicycle, pedestrian, and auto traffic in novel ways, and innovations, such as pedestrian-only bridges and cable-cars that are counter-balanced for minimum energy costs.

Of particular concern today is the need for waterfront development to avoid congestion of auto traffic, creating a barrier between downtown Bellingham and the waterfront, to the detriment of both. This slide show is about possible alternatives.

Hosted by The Citizens Forum: "Bellingham's Transportation Future"

Date: January 30, 2010

Time: 10 am to Noon

Local: Fountain Community Church, 2100 Broadway AVE, Bellingham

(one block east of Meridian)

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