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"Pedaling Towards a Healthier Planet," Mia Birk Book Reading and Presentation

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"Pedaling Towards a Healthier Planet," Mia Birk Book Reading and Presentation

Time: October 13, 2010 from 7pm to 8pm
Location: Western Washington University, Viking Union Multi Purpose Room
Street: 516 High Street
City/Town: Bellingham
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Phone: (360) 733- 8307
Event Type: book, reading, and, presentation
Organized By: Alyssa Fritz
Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2010

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Event Description

RE Sources for Sustainable Communities and Western Washington University’s Office of Sustainability will be hosting nationally-acclaimed urban transportation planner, Mia Birk. Birk will be presenting and reading from her newly-released book, “Joyride: Pedaling Toward a Healthier Planet” as well as leading community discussions on the topic of alternative transportation in Bellingham.
The event will take place on Wednesday, October 13th at 7:00pm in the Western Washington University Viking Union Multi Purpose Room.

The reading will be followed by an information fair, featuring local organizations and advocacy groups that specialize in alternative transportation topics, programs, and community action. The event is free and open to the general public. During this hour-long community presentation, Mia will read excerpts from her book, discuss her personal journey to integrate cycling into her daily life, and share her inspirational ideas for healthier communities
RE Sources would like to thank our Cornerstone Sponsor, Sanitary Service Company, for their generous support in making this event possible. Thanks also to our other generous sponsors: Western Washington University' Office of Sustainability, Kulshan Cycles, EverybodyBike, A-1 Builders, Village Books, Soundwide Starrfish Environmental Consulting, Wilson Engineering LLC., Fairhaven Village Inn, and Nimbus.

Please visit RE Sources for Sustainable Communities' website or Mia's website for more details and information.

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Comment by David MacLeod on September 22, 2010 at 7:41pm
Attached is a document outlining alternative transportation options in getting to this event. Rick Dubrow asked me to post.
WWU Trip Plan for Mia Birk Oct 13.docx

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