Join planners for an on-bicycle tour of low-stress cycling improvements on Chicago's north side. The tour will include a discussion of how bicycle network planning and implementation is transforming neighborhoods in Chicago. Featured locations on the tour include the 312 River Run bridge along the Chicago River and Manor Greenway. The cycling tour will begin at the Kimball Brown Line Station and end at California and Fletcher. The tour has been arranged for attendees to use Divvy bicycles if you are unable to bring your own personal wheels.
DATE: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 3:00-5:00 PM
PLACE: Kimball Brown Line Station, Chicago, IL 60625 (nearest Divvy: Lawrence/Christiana Ave)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS: 2.0 CM credits pending
COST: $15 for tour
Important Info from the Event Speakers: We will meet at the Lawrence/Christina Divvy dock, near the Kimball Brown Line. Please bring your own helmet. Those using Divvy bikes will be required to sign a waiver.
David Smith, AICP is a Senior Transportation Planner with the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT). David manages the Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs for CDOT and is responsible for overseeing the planning, design, and implementation of on-street bikeways throughout the City. David has been implementing bicycle infrastructure in Chicago since 2011 and was the project manager for the Manor Neighborhood Greenway. He will also be leading an effort to identify a low-stress route for people walking and biking between the North Shore Channel Trail and North Branch Trail.
Tim Gustafson, AICP is a senior planner with Epstein and works with communities to improve mobility through various planning and design projects. With more than 13 years of experience, Tim serves as project manager on multimodal transportation projects for municipalities and regional agencies to better connect land use and transportation and accessibility for all users. He is a member of the APA-IL Pro Bono Planning Committee and a certified trainer for the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO). Tim holds a Master’s in Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor’s in Urban Planning and Development from Ball State University.
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CM: 1.5 CM AICP Credits
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