LiveMove Speaker Series: Andy Clarke this Thursday

Movers and Shakers: Connecting People and Places
The 2010 – 2011 LiveMove Speaker Series proudly presents…
From Good to Great: Sustaining UO’s Leadership as a Bike Friendly University, with Andy Clarke
When:    Thursday, May 5th
Where:   University of Oregon Campus

The League of American Bicyclists honored the University of Oregon with a Silver-level Bike Friendly University award. The designation places UO in the top 20 bicycle friendly universities in the nation. Although UO scored well, much work remains for UO to compete with platinum-rated Stanford, a fellow Pac 10 school.

On Thursday, May 5th, Andy Clarke, executive director of the League of American Bicyclists, will visit Eugene to present UO with the silver award and inspire us to reach for platinum! We invite you to join us in a day of celebratory events:

12–1:00 pm        Bike Tour of Eugene, leave from UO bike program barn, 18th and University, entrance on 18th

3:15–4:00 pm      Award Celebration for Bike Friendly University Silver, Steps of Johnson Hall: Speeches by UO President Lariviere and Andy Clarke

5:30   pm             Social Hour, Lawrence 206

6:30   pm             Public Lecture by Andy Clarke, Lawrence 206
“From Good to Great: Sustaining UO’s Leadership as a Bike-Friendly University.  Clarke will speak about what the University of Oregon has done well for bicycling, what needs improvement, and the power of students and universities to promote bicycling in cities.

Author: Shane MacRhodes

Contributor & co-editor. Papa. SRTS Program Manager. BEST Board Member.

2 thoughts on “LiveMove Speaker Series: Andy Clarke this Thursday”

  1. Thanks for the info on this event, Shane. Any thoughts on how kid-friendly the ride portion might be? I think it’s the only part of the day I could make.

Comments are closed.