Monday, May 12, 2008

TONIGHT: Dan Burden Livable Communities Lecture

When: 7:00pm – 8:30pm; Tonight May 12, 2008
Where: UWT Carwein Auditorium (Keystone Building in the heart of the UWT campus)
Cost: FREE

Dan Burden is a nationally recognized authority on bicycle and pedestrian facilities and programs. Burden has spent the last thirty years developing, promoting, and evaluating alternative transportation and sustainable communities at national, regional, state, and local levels, and he is the founder of Walkable Communities, Inc. a non-profit consulting firm in Florida. Time magazine has identified Burden as one of the six most important civic innovators in the world, in recognition of his efforts to create better places to live, work, and play.

Burden spent today exploring areas of downtown Tacoma and will share his observations and insights tonight in a 90 minute presentation at the University of Washington Tacoma Carwein Auditorium. Burden’s free lecture to the public will include his thoughts on creating a sustainable urban environment in Tacoma based on improving the area’s livability and walkability.

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