15
Friday
October 2021
1:00PM – 4:00PM

No Carbon, No Cost, No Safe Place: The Raleigh Walking and Biking Summit

Add to Calendar 2021-10-15 13:00:00 2021-10-15 16:00:00 No Carbon, No Cost, No Safe Place: The Raleigh Walking and Biking Summit Tired of places that are not safe or comfortable for walking or biking? Let's plan a safer, low-carbon future where healthy, human-powered ways of getting around are prioritized! Featuring guest speaker Angie Schmitt, who will talk about lessons learned in her book “Right of Way: Race, Class, and the Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America.” The event, which will include a focus on New Bern Avenue but consider solutions that apply citywide and beyond, includes two main parts: 1-2 p.m. Hear from Schmitt and other speakers on how pedestrian safety is getting worse, and how communities are getting bolder in tackling the issue. 2:15-4 p.m. Advance your own ideas in a group discussion, then determine a course of action. Join us in one of two ways to make a safer, healthier Raleigh! In-person at the Urban Design Center, first floor of One Exchange Plaza. Online meeting link. City of Raleigh America/New_York public

Tired of places that are not safe or comfortable for walking or biking?

Let's plan a safer, low-carbon future where healthy, human-powered ways of getting around are prioritized!

Featuring guest speaker Angie Schmitt, who will talk about lessons learned in her book “Right of Way: Race, Class, and the Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America.”

The event, which will include a focus on New Bern Avenue but consider solutions that apply citywide and beyond, includes two main parts:

  • 1-2 p.m. Hear from Schmitt and other speakers on how pedestrian safety is getting worse, and how communities are getting bolder in tackling the issue.
  • 2:15-4 p.m. Advance your own ideas in a group discussion, then determine a course of action.

Join us in one of two ways to make a safer, healthier Raleigh!

Event Type:
Festivals and Special Events

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