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Circle the City Ride with Paul Steely White
Thursday July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Join Bike Auckland and Paul Steely White, Executive Director of New York’s Transportation Alternatives, on a lunchtime ride around the city to show the tremendous progress in our inner city cycle network since Paul’s last visit to Auckland in 2013.
We will meet at City Works Depot outside Best Ugly Bagels and ride up the Nelson St Cycleway, along Te Ara I Whiti/Lightpath, back down the Grafton Gully Cycleway, and along the Quay St extension to Okahu Bay. We will then turn around and ride back along Quay St, through the Viaduct and Wynyard Quarter, along the Westhaven boardwalk to finish at Buoy Cafe in Westhaven where we will discuss plans for Skypath.
At 5:30pm that evening, Paul will be presenting on “How We Win Change: Lessons from New York”, a free event in Wynyard Quarter. For more information and to RSVP for the evening event, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1481535491952717/
About Paul Steely White
Paul Steely White is the executive director of Transportation Alternatives(Transalt), the non-profit advocacy group that is catalysing the rapid growth of New York City’s bicycle lane network and car-free public spaces. Paul joined Transportation Alternatives in 2004 after seven years as Projects Director for the NYC-based Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.
Under Paul’s leadership, Transportation Alternatives has released dozens of breakthrough studies and pioneered a host of new advocacy strategies. Paul has an MS in Environmental Science from the University of Montana at Missoula, where in addition to his coursework, he worked to spark a local flowering in bicycle culture and infrastructure. Paul has appeared hundreds of times in local and national media, and has shared his advocacy strategies with diverse audiences around the world.
This free event is hosted by Bike Auckland, the non-profit organisation working for a better city for people on bikes.