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Canada’s Active Transportation Conference

Published March 2, 2010

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Vélo Québec Association invites its active transportation partners and community stakeholders from across Quebec and Canada to the country’s first rendezvous, in Montreal, on June 3.

Urban planning professionals, public health and education practitioners, municipal and community representatives working on active transportation issues, as well as academics and consultants, are slated to attend the On the move in the community! conference

The conference will bring together 40 local and international speakers and specialists. These experts in the field will present winning formulas that have proven successful in public awareness campaigns and cyclist- and pedestrian-friendly urban planning endeavors.

The following day, Friday, June 4, a series of special workshops and practical field trips will share the latest active transportation initiatives to and from school as well as urban design ideas that facilitate walking and cycling in our neighborhoods.

The On the move in the community! conference will take place during the annual Montreal Bike Fest. It's a great opportunity for visitors to discover the city through the world-famous Tour de l’Île de Montréal and Tour la Nuit rides or by mounting a cutting-edge BIXI!

ON THE MOVE IN THE COMMUNITY!
June 3, 2010
Holiday Inn Select, Montreal
http://www.velo.qc.ca/onthemoveconference (click on link)

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