“Bikes are good for the economy” and other little known truths about transportation and our collective and personal health and wealth will be part of the discussion this Friday, Apr. 4, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m. at UW Tacoma (Joy 117).
Author Elly Blue will be in Tacoma to talk about her book “Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save The Economy” at the second annual Downtown On the Go Book Club. Attendees need not to have read the book and it will be available for purchase at the event. Learn more about the book attakingthelane.com/
Join VeloFemmes, a local group of women who ride bikes, for an informal conversation with the author at 4 p.m. at Anthem Coffee and Tea the same day.
The event is free and open to the public. UWT is accessible by Pierce Transit routes 1, 41, 53, 400, 500, and 501 and Tacoma Link. On-street bike parking is available. For details and to RSVP visit the Facebook event.
DOTG’s Friday Forums are a chance to learn about transportation issues and opportunities in Tacoma, discuss real challenges facing downtown commuters and residents, and hear about new ideas in the transportation world.