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Cities, Bicycles and the Future of Getting Around with David Byrne

Start: October 2, 2009 3:00 pm
End: October 3, 2009 3:00 am
Location: The Aratani/Japan America Theatre, Los Angeles

Musician, artist, author and devout bicyclist David Byrne turns his attention to the fractured, car-mad city of Los Angeles. How can LA, with one of the world’s most challenging transportation systems, become a more bicycle-friendly city? How might the city change if more people made a bicycle their primary mode of transportation? Join David Byrne as he leads a panel of bike advocates, city officials and urban planners in examining the bicycle’s role in transforming the urban experience.

Panelists: Jimmy Lizama, co-founder, the Bicycle Kitchen; Michelle Mowery, Senior Bicycle Coordinator, LADOT; Dr. Donald Shoup, Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA.

Bicycle valet services provided by the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition.

Signed copies of David Byrne’s book, "Bicycle Diaries" will be available for purchase courtesy of The Library Store.

Tickets: $25 General Admission/$20 Library Associates.

Proceeds support free ALOUD programs at the Central Library