No One is Expendable: Angie Schmitt Talks Safer Streets
November 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for a presentation by author and active-transportation advocate Angie Schmitt!
Angie will discuss the ways that inequality and other social trends combine to make walking along America’s roads and streets needlessly dangerous.
This virtual event is free and open to all but registration is required. The Zoom link will be sent to all registrants.
More about the author:
Angie Schmitt is one of the country’s best known writers and experts on the topic of sustainable transportation. She was the long-time national editor at Streetsblog and her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Bicycling, GOOD, Landscape Architecture Magazine, and a number of other publications. She lives in Cleveland with her husband and two children. She is the principal and owner of 3MPH Planning and Consulting.
Those who want to dig into the issue further can check out her new book: https://islandpress.org/books/right-way. *Her publisher is offering a 20% discount for attendees on purchases of the book. Use code SCHMITT at the Island Press website.
This event is being organized by The Piedmont Environmental Council and co-sponsored by the Coalition for Smarter Growth. This talk is a part of PEC’s effort to pull together an alliance of organizations that share a vision of a better-connected community for walking, biking and other forms of active transportation in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. People from all over are encouraged to attend!
Questions? Contact Peter Krebs at email@example.com.