Consulate of Switzerland/ swissnex Boston
617 876 3076
Friday, May 21, 2010
9.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
Cambridge Public Library L2 (Lecture Hall)
449 Broadway, Cambridge
Seats are limited. Please register here.
Bay State Bike Week
Friday, May 21, 2010
7.15 a.m. – 9.00 a.m.
swissnex Boston, 420 Broadway Cambride
Convoy to Boston City Hall leaving swissnex at 8.15 am
For more information on the panel discussion please visit www.swissnexboston.org
To enjoy the famous Swiss breakfast, please register here.
Sponsor for both events:
Global Transportation: At a Crossroad
Worldwide mobility has increased significantly over the past decades and humans have profited enormously. But we are at a turning point: most transportation is no longer sustainable.
Join us for a discussion among Swiss and US transportation experts to address the challenges of sustainable transportation.
Speakers: Eric Cosandey, sma+ Partners
Amy Cotter, Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC)
Peter Furth, Northeastern University
William Lyons, Volpe Center, U.S. Department of Transportation
Features: Welcome Breakfast (8.30 a.m.) at swissnex Boston, Consulate of Switzerland, 420 Broadway, Cambridge (across the street of the Public Library) Exhibit Sustainable Transportation (created by the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington DC, in collaboration with the Federal Office of Transport in Switzerland)
For the second time swissnex Boston will lead a bike convoy to Boston City Hall Plaza to join all bike commuters for the annual Bike Festival during Bay State Bike Week.
Enjoy the famous Swiss Birchermuesli and learn about “Sustainable Transportation: a Challenge for the 21st Century”.
Plus, Cambridge bike commuters are invited to stay and join us for the Panel discussion on “Sustainable Transportation: a Challenge for the 21st Century”, starting at 9.30 am, at Cambridge Public Library (across the street from swissnex). See invitation below.
Features: Swiss breakfast and fearless bike commuters in suits and heals (yes, we do it every day). Exhibit Sustainable Transportation (created by the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington DC, in collaboration with the Federal Office of Transport in Switzerland)