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Past Event

Chain Reaction: Why Two Wheels Are Better Than Four

Getting out of a car and onto a bike is one of the best things you can do for the climate and your personal health. Bike lanes are growing in American cities from New York City to Houston, the country’s oil and gasoline capital. Cycling is also a way for people to raise awareness and money for their climate work. Still, many potential cyclists are worried about their personal safety while biking—and about breathing bus exhaust.

What are cities doing to take cycling to the next level? Is bike sharing really displacing taxi rides? How is pedal power helping the broader climate movement? Join us for a conversation about cycling and the ways it is changing urban America and cutting carbon emissions.

June 8, 2017

The Commonwealth Club
555 Post St.
San Francisco, 94102
United States


Amy Harcourt

Co-Founder and Principal, Bikes Make Life Better Inc.

Caeli Quinn

Founder, Climate Ride

Brian Wiedenmeier

Executive Director, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

Greg Dalton

Founder and Host, Climate One