Just a reminder that we have some great events coming up this week:
Leadership for Sustainability – Rubenstein School Spring Lecture Series
Chapin Spencer – “Sustainable Infrastructure for a Shrinking Planet”
4pm – Aiken 102 – Aiken Building – Free
Chapin has been serving the public in many ways for many years. Currently he is the Director of Public Works for City of Burlington. He is also a Commissioner for the Chittenden County Transportation Authority. Before becoming the Director of Public Works, he was Executive Director of Local Motion Vermont. He served in the Board of the Lake Champlain Bikeways, the Flynn Center, Carshare Vermont, and the Intervale Center. He has been a City Councilor for the City of Burlington, worked at Gardener’s Supply Company and the Intervale. He was also a VISTA Program Coordinator for AmeriCorps.
7pm – Memorial Lounge – Waterman Building – Free
In the face of increasing sprawl and car-dependence in US metropolitan areas, young people – especially teens in middle-class suburbs – are experiencing new mobilities generated by their near-universal adoption of cellphones and increasing access to private automobiles.
8:30am – 4pm – Hilton Burlington – Burlington, VT -$20 preregistration, $30 at the door.
There’s a lot being done statewide to make walking and biking in Vermont safer, more visible, respected and fun. Join your friends and colleagues in Burlington on Saturday, March 29th for the 2014 Vermont Walk/Bike Summit! Registration includes access to over 10 dynamic presentations, interactive workshops, a plated luncheon with an excellent keynote, and much more.
All of our events can be found on our Events Calendar!