Bicycle Transportation Around JMU, Harrisonburg Topic of Panel

From: Public Affairs

A discussion about the benefits to personal health and to the environment through bicycling will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 27, in Memorial Hall auditorium.

The event, “Redefining Bicycling as a form of Primary Transportation,” will feature five representatives from various companies related to bicycling who also will speak about how infrastructure can be changed to encourage bicycling.

The representatives on the panel are Tim Richardson from SBC; Suzi Carter from Northend Greenway; Daniel from Everyday Bikes; Jonathan Blair from Cycle Share and Rich Harris from SVBC.

This event is the last event of the semester in the “Think Green: It’s Friday” series sponsored by JMU’s Institute for Stewardship of the Natural World. The series focuses on ways to live environmentally sustainable lives and improve sustainable practices in communities.

The event is free and open to the public.

April 25, 2012