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City of Mississauga Hosts Presentation Featuring City of Chicago’s Bicycle Program

Aug 08, 2008

The City of Mississauga and the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee are hosting a special presentation with speaker Ben Gomberg, bicycle program co-ordinator with the City of Chicago, who will share his expertise in creating a bicycle-friendly city.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

7 to 9 p.m.

Noel Ryan Auditorium
Mississauga Central Library
301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga
(Burnhamthorpe Road West and Hurontario Street)

Gomberg, an urban planner and landscape architect, has been the City of Chicago's bicycle program co-ordinator for 12 years. The City of Chicago features 115 miles of bike lanes, 11,500 bike racks and has a $2.5 million annual budget for cycling improvements.

The presentation is free of charge and parking is available in Central Library's underground parking lot located off of Duke of York Boulevard.

Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse and progressive municipality, known for its economic strength and for being Canada's safest city.


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