Friday, April 11, 2008

Sustainable Transportation Fair and Forum 4/17

On Thursday April 17th learn about your transportation choices - hybrid, bikes, buses and more at a fair at 30th Street Station. Then join us at the Academy of Natural Sciences for a presentation at 6pm.

Sustainable Transportation Fair

Open from 9 am to 5 pm - At Amtrak's 30th St Station, West End Canopy Area (just outside the station on 30th Street)

Come see:

* What Septa's bus of the future looks like!
* How you can prevent global warming by riding a train!
* Philly Car Share's Green Men - in action!

Check out the newest hybrids from Toyota, Ford, Honda, and others!

Learn more about Transit Chek, how to load a bike onto a SEPTA bus, and other ways to save money! Sign up for this year's Bike Freedom Valley or for a raffle to win a free Toyota Prius!

Finally, learn everything about the upcoming "Walk, Ride, Share" promotion!
Sustainable Transportation Forum

6:00 to 8:30 pm at the Academy of Natural Sciences (19th St and Ben Franklin Parkway)

Admission: FREE (RSVP required for Forum: please RSVP to or 215-299-1108)

Presentations by:

Sam Schwartz, "Gridlock Sam", former NYC Transportation Commissioner

Steve Weber - Assistant NYC Transportation Commissioner

Walter Hook - internal transportation expert, Exec Dir of the Institute For Transportation & Development Policy


Cassandra said...

Rally for Fairmount Park - tomorrow, April 15th, at 12 noon in front of City Hall.

Mayor Nutter has proposed $3 million in increased funding for the Park this year. Come out and let Council know you support the Park and the Mayor.