Spokane in Motion educational series

Spokane in Motion educational series

The City of Spokane, in partnership with the Spokane Bicycle Club and i-Sustain, is sponsoring a series of educational events around innovative cycling infrastructure. The project is called Spokane in Motion, and the goal is to increase awareness around biking in the city and the region.

Building on the City’s Bike Master Plan, city officials are using this project to answer the questions:

  • What are some creative ways we can promote cycling in our region?
  • How can we make biking safer and more accessible to people?

A Danish bicycle planner will be coming to Spokane to share insights around the Danish experience, and a local cycling expert will provide insights from a U.S. perspective.

Both events are FREE and open to the public. The idea is to encourage curiosity and participation in cycling as an alternative form of transportation.

Danish Cycling Perspectives  (This event is specifically for students)
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 3-4pm
Location: EWU Spokane Center, 668 N Riverpoint Blvd, #122
Free, tickets required here

Cycling in Denmark & the U.S. (Open to the public)
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 5:30-7pm
Location: Gonzaga University Hemmingson Center Auditorium, 702 E Desmet Ave, Lower Level
Free, tickets required here

More info on Bike Everywhere Events:
May is Bike Everywhere Month and more event information can be found on the Spokane Bicycle Club’s Facebook page. There are a lot of exciting events planned, including:

5/5 Bloomsday Bike Coral – Riverfront Park
5/7 Gateway Bridge Celebration
5/13 Annual Pancake Breakfast – Riverfront Park
5/15 Ride of Silence
5/17 Pizza & Beer Party – David’s Pizza

The bicycle club is sponsoring a variety of short and medium rides, energizer stations, and bike maintenance events during the month.  More information can be found at the Spokane Bicycle Club website: http://www.spokanebicycleclub.org/ 

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