Friday, March 21, 2008

Walkable and Bikable Communities

Dear Friends,

Here is an opportunity to participate in making walkable and bikable communities a part of the larger conversation on progressive development. The list of panelists are brilliant! Your evening will be well spent. I hope to see you there.


Here is some news on an important event:
Attention all concerned citizens and organizations! Join representatives from all of Southeastern PA for the Conference on Suburban Sprawl and Urban Renewal, free and open to the public. Have you had difficulties preventing sprawl in your area? Do you tire of your long commutes? Has your old neighborhood changed beyond recognition? If so, this conference is for you. Questions are to be asked by the audience during the presentations. The presenting panelists are:
Bob Behling, a director from RiverPlace of the Schuylkill's renewal program
Tom Hylton, author of the film Save Our Land, Save Our Towns(to be shown)
Bill Cluck, an environmental lawyer from Harrisburg
Thomas Trachte, a rural family practicioner
Guadalupe Kasper, an urban education expert and a member of GACLA
Ken McCrea, an ecologist and Pennsylvania German historian
Peter Tulay, a member of the Reading (Railroad) Historical and Technical Society

The conference will be held 7pm to 10pm on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at PennState Berks(Reading) in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room, on the opposite side of the building as the auditorium. Free DVDs of Save Our Land, Save Our Towns will be given out to 30 people. For more information contact the coordinator, Chris Trachte at or 717-606-5678

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