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.
The Commonwealth Club
555 Post St.
San Francisco, 94102
Co-Founder and Principal, Bikes Make Life Better Inc.
Founder, Climate Ride
Executive Director, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
Founder and Host, Climate One
5:30 p.m. check-in
6:00 p.m. program
7:00 p.m. Climate One Connect and networking reception