San Francisco

Bike like the Danes

12:30 p.m. | Friday, October 30, 2009

<!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]> 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false <![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 10]> <![endif]--><!--StartFragment--> The 500,000 people who use bicycles each day in Copenhagen are not "cyclists," nor are they "environmentalists." They merely choose to ride because of safe, quick infrastructure. After 30 years of traffic and urban planning, the bicycle has become a democratic tool liberating Copenhagenites from cars and created the foundations for one of the world's most liveable cities. Speaker Mikael Coleville-Andersen is Denmark's leading bicycle advocate, advising cities, towns and organizations about bicycle culture, infrastructure and urban planning with a unique focus on the anthropological aspects of getting more citizens to choose the bicycle. <!--EndFragment-->

Location

654 Mission Street,
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
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Admission

Free to members
$5 for non-members
Okay to bring lunch

Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

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