CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA 2011
A civic leader, urban theorist, bicycle advocate and David
will each speak for about 10 minutes, followed by a Q&A with audience.
Please note that these events are not book readings.
Link: DB Journal entry

10 JULY - FLIP Festival; Paraty, Brazil

12 JULY, 7:00 PM - SESC Pinheiros Theatre; São Paulo, Brazil

14 JULY, 6:30 PM - Konex Cultural Center; Buenos Aires, Argentina


16 JULY, 12:00 PM - Cultural Center Gabriela Mistral; Santiago, Chile

19 JULY, 8:00 PM - Daniel Alcides Carrion Convention Centre; Lima, Peru

21 JULY, 7:00 PM - Centro de Arte Contemporáneo El Bicentenario; Quito, Ecuador

23 JULY, 5:00 PM - Centro Cultural Gabriel Garcia Marquez; Bogota, Colombia

26 JULY, 7:00 PM - Roxy; Guadalajara, Mexico


28 JULY, 8:00 PM - Tlatelolco Cultural Center; Mexico City, Mexico

NORTH AMERICA 2009–2010

Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around

A civic leader, urban theorist, bicycle advocate and David will each speak for about 10 minutes followed by a Q&A with audience. Please note that these events are not readings.

New York, NY: 22 September 2009 @7pm, Barnes & Noble Union Square
Civic Leader: Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation
Urban Theorist: Mitchell Joachim, Co-Founder of Terrefuge & Terreform ONE; on faculty at Columbia University and Parsons
Bicycle Advocate: Paul Steely White, Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives

Austin, TX: 27 September 2009 @7pm, Paramount Theater
Civic Leader: Annick Beaudet, project manager, Austin Bicycle Program
Urban Theorist: Jana McCann, Architect and Urban Designer and the Principal heading ROMA's Austin office
Bicycle Advocate: Rob D’amico, board president of the League of Bicycle Voters

Seattle, WA: 28 September 2009 @7:30pm, Town Hall
Civic Leader: Barbara Gray, Manager of Transportation Systems Design and Planning Team for the Seattle Department of Transportation
Urban Theorist: Mark Hinshaw, architect / author / consultant
Bicycle Advocate: Dave Janis, Executive director of the Bicycle Alliance of Washington

San Francisco, CA: 29 September 2009 @8pm, Herbst Theater
Civic Leader: David Chiu, SF Supervisor
Urban Theorist: Mike Teitz, Senior Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California
Bicycle Advocate: Leah Shahum, Executive Director of the San Francisco Bike Coalition

Portland, OR: 30 September 2009 @7pm, Bagdad Theater
Civic Leader: Timo Forsberg, head of the “Portland By Cycle” program, Portland Office of Transportation
Urban Theorist: Mia Burke, Urban planning professor at PSU and developer of Portland’s bicycle plan
Bicycle Advocate: Jonathan Maus, BikePortland.org Editor-in-Chief

Los Angeles, CA: 2 October 2009 @8pm, Aratani Theater
Civic Leader: Michelle Mowery, Bicycle Coördinator for the Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Urban Theorist: Don Shoup, Professor of urban planning at UCLA
Bicycle Advocate: Jimmy Lizama of The Bicycle Kitchen

Ottawa, Canada: 23 October 2009 @6:30pm, The Ottawa Writers' Festival
Civic Leader: Marie Lemay, CEO of the National Capital Commission
Urban Theorist: Jeb Brugmann, strategist / researcher / author
Urban Planning: Roger Plamondon, Chairman of the Board, Société en commandite Stationnement de Montréal (Bixi bike share program)

Toronto, Canada: 24 October 2009 @1pm, International Festival of Authors
Civic Leader: Jack Layton, leader of Canada's New Democratic Party and acting deputy mayor of Toronto
Urban Theorist: Ken Greenberg, Urban Planner
Bicycle Advocate: Yvonne Bambrick, Executive Director of Toronto Cyclists Union

Washington, DC: 8 December 2009 @5:00pm, Brookings @ Newseum
Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.)
Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation
Bruce Katz, Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution

Philadelphia, PA: 4 February 2010 @6:30pm, Academy of Natural Sciences
Civic Leader: Katherine Gajewski, Director of Sustainability for the City of Philadelphia
Urban Theorist: Ignacio F. Bunster-Ossa, landscape architect and Principal with Wallace Roberts & Todd
Bicycle Advocate: Alex Doty, Executive Director of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Providence, RI: 9 March 2010 @7pm, Trinity Repertory Company
Civic Leader: Thomas Deller, Director of Planning, City of Providence
Urban Theorist: Samuel Zipp, Assistant Professor, American Civilization and Urban Studies, Brown University
Bicycle Advocate: Barry Schiller, head of advocacy, Providence Bicycle Coalition

Cambridge, MA: 28 April 2010 @7pm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Civic Leader: Nicole Freedman, Director of the City of Boston's Boston Bikesprogram
Urban Theorist: Assaf Biderman, Associate Director of MIT's SENSEable City Lab
Bicycle Advocate: Jacqueline Douglas, Director of LiveableStreets Alliance

Atlanta, GA: 19 May 2010 @8pm, Congress for the New Urbanism
Civic Leader: Charles Brewer, founder of MindSpring and developer of the CNU Charter-Award-winning Glenwood Park in Atlanta
Urban Theorist: Ellen Dunham-Jones, architecture professor at Georgia Tech and CNU 18 chair
Bicycle Advocate: Scotty Greene, former Executive Director of the Buckhead Community Improvement District

Minneapolis, MN: 17 June 2010 @7pm, Uptown Theater
Civic Leader: R.T. Rybak, Mayor of Minneapolis
Urban Theorist: Jay Walljasper, editor and author of The Great Neighborhood Book
Bicycle Advocate: Steve Clark, manager of the Twin Cities' Transit for Livable Communities Walking and Bicycling Program

Chicago, IL: 18 June 2010 @7:30pm, Claudia Cassidy Theater
Civic Leader: Luann Hamilton, CDOT Deputy Commissioner, Division of Project Development
Urban Theorist: Jacky Grimshaw, Vice President of Policy, Center for Neighborhood Technology
Bicycle Advocate: Randy Neufeld, Director, SRAM Cycling Fund

Vancouver, BC: 24 October 2010 @7:30pm, Vancouver Playhouse
Civic Leader: Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver
Urban Theorist: Erick Villagomez, founder and editor of re:place and professor at the University of British Columbia
Bicycle Advocate: Amy Walker, founder and publisher of Momentum

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