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The Burlington Walk/Bike Council is an all-volunteer advisory council to the City of Burlington. We work closely with and advise the Department of Public Works and the Department of Parks & Recreation on infrastructure improvements and policy changes for bicycling and walking. The council also leads advocacy efforts and organizes events and activities that promote and celebrate walking and biking in Burlington and beyond. Anyone interested in making Burlington a better and safer place for bicycling and walking is encouraged to attend our meetings generally held on the 4th Thursday of each month in City Hall Room 12.
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The next meeting will be Thursday, May 28, 2015, 5:30-7pm in City Hall Room 12.
May 28 Meeting Agenda
2. Showing of "Contested Streets: Breaking New York City Gridlock"
Do you ever think about what city life was like prior to the introduction of the automobile? Curious to know how creative cities are reclaiming streets from cars and converting them into engaging public spaces?
Come find out what a car-dominated city like New York can learn from iconic metropolis’ like London, Copenhagen and Paris. Plus a short film interview, “Neighborhoods in Action”, with legendary author Jane Jacobs (who wrote "The Death and Life of Great American Cities”), exploring the role of the built environment in physical activity and public health.