The Green Wave: How Can Vancouver Create Copenhagen-Like Bicycle Infrastructure? (Bike Café)
Collaboration with the SFU City Program.
Although the City of Vancouver is off to a good start, to really achieve greenest city status, much more bicycle infrastructure is required. How can we involve people in achieving Copenhagen-like improvements?
Dr. John Irwin's work focuses on sustainable urban planning processes and deals with many ecological, economic and social issues surrounding planning for sustainable community development. John is a lecturer in SFU's Geography and Resource and Environmental Management departments at SFU. He is knowledgeable about social policy, housing, transportation, and water resource management planning and research. John was involved in both cycling advocacy and sustainability activism beginning in the 1990s and through the 2000s.
About the Philosophers' Café
Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.