From June 22nd to 24th, professionals who specialize in bikes, transportation and social justice will gather at the Cira Centre for the first-ever Better Bike Sharing Conference. The idea is to get like-minded thinkers together to discuss how to make bike-share more accessible for low-income families.
The conference is hosted by many of the major players in the bike-sharing world: PeopleForBikes, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, the National Association of City Transportation Officials, and the city government.
“The conference will help stakeholders understand how transportation in general and bike-share in particular fits in the context of broader community needs such as access to jobs, better health and reducing violence,” PeopleForBikes wrote in a statement. Read more »