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Sierra Club Transportation Symposium this Saturday

Our good friends are hosting a symposium entitled Transportation, Community and Climate Change: Seizing the Opportunities this Saturday, April 10. And for $25, you won't find a better bargain for a unique collaboration opportunity. Details below.

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Moving to a low carbon transportation future that helps reduce our dependence on oil requires concerted efforts to interrelate planning, land use, and transit.

Join Sierra Club's Building Healthy Communities Team for Transportation, Community and Climate Change: Seizing the Opportunities on April 10. We will address how we can plan for vibrant communities that create a sense of place, allow for many transportation choices, and protect lands from development.

Here are the details:

What: A one day symposium brought to you by the Sierra Club's Green Transportation Campaign and Building Healthy Communities Team

When: Saturday, April 10, 2010, 10am – 5pm

Where: Catalyst Ranch, 656 W. Randolph, Suite 3W, Chicago, IL

Click here to sign up today for a vibrant discussion of topics like: transportation effects on climate change and dependence on oil; designing out carbon: the connection between smart growth and green building; using the regional planning process to get more transportation options; high speed rail; the future of the automobile; and much more!