Fortunately I will now be able to attend: I hope many who read this blog will join me
in conjunction with the City Program, the following talk and book launch by Jarrett Walker:
Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives
Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 6:00pm
Room 1400, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings Street
Jarrett Walker, PhD, is an international consultant in public transit planning and policy, with 20 years experience helping transit agencies, governments, nonprofits, and developers think about transit issues. He was raised in Portland but has lived and worked in many parts of North America, Australia and New Zealand. He knows and loves Vancouver from two stints living here, in 2006 and 2011, while engaged as a consultant with TransLink. He is currently a Principal Consultant with MRCagney in Australia and New Zealand, and a freelance consultant in North America.
Since 2009 he has written the popular transit weblog humantransit.org , which has engaged an international readership in a spirited discussion of transit issues. His book Human Transit was published by Island Press in 2011.