Ithaca 8 to 80* – Active Transportation For Everyone
On Thursday, December 5th, the Sustainability Center will offer an Intergenerational Dialogue about providing safe, accessible and enjoyable places in our community for 8 year-olds, 80 year-olds and everyone in between to walk, bike and be active as part of our daily routine.
Join us from 6:30-7pm for a Utility Bike Demonstration and Networking, and from 7:00-8:30 pm for the Interactive Panel Discussion. The Sustainability Center is located at 111 N. Albany Street, Ithaca, NY.
The event will inlcude a Way2Go transportation info table and youth bike helmet giveaway (sponsored by Way2Go & Sustainable Tompkins)
Panelists will include: Muj Powell, President of Cornell Big Red Bikes; Sonya Hicks, Pastor and bicycle commuter; and Vikki Armstrong, Streets Alive Ithaca! Organizer and Interim Coordinator of Creating Healthy Places, a program of the Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County. The dialogue will be moderated by Tom Knipe, Senior Planner and Tourism Coordinator for Tompkins County and former director of the Community Cycling Center in Portland, Oregon.
*8 – 80 Cities is a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to transforming cities into places where people can walk, bike, access public transit and visit vibrant parks, streets and other public places. The title of this event is inspired by this organization, but is not affiliated directly with it.
The Sustainability Center is a project of the Center for Transformative Action
Jackie Mouillesseaux-Grube, Director