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Politics & Public Policy

Sustainable Transportation Powered by PechaKucha

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Cleveland’s identity is historically tied to the automobile industry, but due to a decline in the region’s automobile manufacturing, greater emphasis on health, and the worsening impacts of climate change, the city’s current dependence on gasoline-powered cars is unsustainable. But how can we imagine a future where transportation is sustainable, healthy, and equitable? And what plans are already unfolding to make this dream a reality?

Join Sustainable Cleveland as they welcome 10 innovators to present their work, ideas, and obsessions all around the topic of sustainable transportation.

This event is free and open to anyone interested in sustainable transportation in Cleveland.

Presenters include:

Austin McGuan, Squire Patton Boggs, on Squire Patton Boggs...On the Bike Lane to Bike Friendliness
Allison Lukacsy, Architect and Community Projects Manager, City of Euclid, on Bus Stop Moves: Partnering Community Health with Public Transit
Ja'Ovvoni Garrison, Program Coordinator, Public Square Group, on Moving Differently
Jimmy Smith, Ohio EV Solutions, on Electric Vehicles in Cleveland: A 100-year History
Margaret Hewitt, President, The Construction Green Team, on Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Adie Tomer, Fellow, Brookings Institution, on Sustainable Transportation Starts with Land Use
Freddy Collier, Jr., Planning Director, City of Cleveland, on Multi-modal Transit Hub and the Future of Transit in Cleveland
Calley Mersmann, ciCLEvia, on ciCLEvia: Opening the Streets
William D. Friedman, President & CEO, Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority, on The Port of Cleveland: Green Port on a Great Lake
Brad Masi, Filmmaker, on Moving Places - Three Epochs of Cleveland Transit

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