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Bicycling Interests Will be Represented at Congressional "Listening Session' in King of Prussia

BICYCLE COALITION OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA
Press Release 
February 16, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact:
Sarah Clark Stuart, cell phone:  (215) 546-1222

NATIONWIDE LISTENING TOUR ON TRANSPORTATION COMES TO KING OF PRUSSIA 

 Congressman Pat Meehan hosts Congressional Committee on Transportation in King of Prussia

February 16, 2011.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.    

 

The Bicycle Coalition will be attending the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee's "listening session" on Thursday, February 17th at the Valley Forge Convention Center (Radisson Valley Forge Hotel) at 7:15pm.  The Committee's members will be hearing from invited speakers about streamlining the delivery time of transportation projects and public private partnerships.  

 

The Bicycle Coalition will be attending the session to show that biking and walking are important modes of transportation that need to be incorporated into the region's transportation network.   "Biking has doubled over the past several years in suburban Philadelphia," said Alex Doty, Executive Director of the Bicycle Coalition.  "We hope the Committee hears about how projects designed to increase transportation choices for residents are cost effective transportation investments that can boost local economies." 

 

RSVP is required as seating is limited.  


Conference Details for Media

 

What:    U.S. House of Representatives' Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Listening Session  

Where:  Valley Forge Convention Center (Radisson Hotel)

When: 7:15pm

RSVP: Anyone seeking to attend the session are asked to contact Keenan Lynch
202-225-2011 or at Keenan.Lynch@Mail.House.Gov  


 

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