ThinkBike Comes to Downtown

On September 22nd and 23rd, 2011, the Consulate General of the Netherlands, in cooperation with LACBC and City of Los Angeles, will host ThinkBike, a unique, bi-national bicycle promotion and design workshop!

Bikeway design experts from the Netherlands will lead a series of workshops in Los Angeles to discuss how the Netherlands has successfully implemented a comprehensive program to promote cycling and to make specific recommendations on how Los Angeles can improve the comfort and safety of its bicycle route network.

 

ThinkBike LA Opening Session

When: Thursday, September 22; 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Where: LADOT Main Conference Room / CalTrans Building -100 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Register here.

 

ThinkBike LA Closing Session
When: Friday, September 23; 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Where: Los Angeles Police Department, Deaton Hall Auditorium

– 100 West 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Register here.

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