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This Week in Livable Streets Events

It's another busy week on the calendar. Highlights include a panel featuring David Byrne and Janette Sadik-Khan and an appearance by Transpo Secretary Ray LaHood.

    • There are two events tonight: A forum at the NYU Wagner Rudin Center on building transportation mega-projects and a lecture on the clash between Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses to celebrate the launch of a new book on the subject. 6:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday: David Byrne, Janette Sadik-Khan and Paul Steely White headline a panel discussion on the future of transportation. Byrne's highly-anticipated "Bicycle Diaries" was released last week. 7 p.m.
    • Thursday: Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood visits NYU for the NYMTC Council meeting, where he will outline the Obama Administration's commitment to sustainable communities. Later in the day, U.S. DOT will hold a sustainable communities webinar. The LaHood event starts at 10:30 a.m. Space is limited; RSVP required.
    • Saturday: The Climate Ride 2009 departs from New York City viaferry to the Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey area. We hope to haveprecise details on thecalendar before the event. Stay tuned for details.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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