Conferences & lectures

Biking in Montreal

Can Montreal’s race towards a bike friendly culture pedal safely alongside urban densification?

DATE & TIME
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
SPEAKER(S)

Marianne Giguère, Projet Montréal, and Kevin Manaugh, Assistant Professor McGill School of Environment,

COST

This event is free

WHERE

Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve W.
Room Student Lounge, 7th floor

WHEEL CHAIR ACCESSIBLE

Yes

The School of Community and Public Affairs at Concordia University is hosting a public panel to discuss the future of biking in Montreal. There will be kiosks and a light buffet followed by a panel discussion.

The event will bring together various groups and associations active in urban biking. This will be an opportunity to learn about the various community and city wide projects to promote biking and increase safety through awareness, policy and infrastructure.

Panelists

Aref Salem, Team Denis Coderre
City Councillor, District Saint-Laurent- Norman-McLaren
Member of the executive committee
Responsible for Transport

Marianne Giguère, Projet Montréal
Borough Councillor, De Lorimier district
She sits on the Contract Review Committee at City Hall and is Projet Montréal’s Urban agriculture, Cycling and Green critic.

Kevin Manaugh, Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the Department of Geography and McGill School of Environment

Representative from Vélo Québec, to be determined.

The event will be moderated by Alex Megelas, Personal and Cultural Enrichment Program Coordinator at McGill University.

Food & Drinks will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Panel discussion starts at 6:30 p.m.

This event is part of Quebec on the Move, an art exhibit and event series about social movements in Quebec. For more information about this and other Quebec on the Move events, visit our Facebook page.

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