Vibrant Communities Speaker Series – Building the Cycling City
An inspirational night of Active Transportation learning and discussion. Modacity’s Melissa Bruntlett and Daniel Vriend, the General Supervisor Urban Places from the City of Edmonton. Melissa spoke on the heels of Modacity’s launch of their first book in August 2018 titled, Building the Cycling City.
The book has been endorsed by the likes of Charles Montgomery, author of the Happy City, Urbanist Brent Toderian and former Chief Planner of the City of Toronto, Jennifer Keesmaat. Melissa will discuss how the Netherlands has become the world’s top cycling nation, and how North American cities are starting to implement Dutch-inspired ideas and infrastructure. Daniel Vriend will discuss what the City has been doing to promote cycling and how it relates to the approach in the Netherlands.