HPRG: Active Transportation on Campus

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Michelle Marcus
COA- CQGRD
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Summaries

Summary Sentence: Healthy Places Research Group April Meeting

Full Summary: Active Transportation on Campus: Promoting bicycle use through access, infrastructure, and education. A review of initiatives at Georgia Tech, Emory, and GSU.

Active Transportation on Campus:
Promoting bicycle use through access, infrastructure, and education.

Presenters:

Georgia Institute of Technology: Gretchen Tanner Goldman, Chair of the Bicycle Infrastructure Improvement Committee at Georgia Tech.

Emory University: Jamie Smith, organizer of Bike Emory. Emory University was recently designated a "Bicycle Friendly University".

Georgia State University: presenter to be determined.

Topic:
Georgia Tech, Emory, and GSU are each pursuing their own strategies to promote bicycling on campus, from sharing or selling bike to adding bicycle parking, lanes, and sharrows. These initiatives have the potential to increase physical activity, improve safety, and reduce air pollution and stress. The presenters will discuss the potential health effects of their work and share strategies, outcomes, and lessons learned.

Date:
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 | 7:30 - 9:00 AM
Program starts promptly at 7:30.
Serving breakfast treats from Highland Bakery, juice, and coffee.

Location:
Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development
Georgia Institute of Technology
760 Spring Street, Suite 213 | Atlanta, GA 30308

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CQGRD - Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development

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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
aging, community design, health, hprgevent, Transportation
Status
  • Created By: Michelle Marcus
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 3, 2011 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:56pm