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Ciclovia events bring knowledge of a ‘livable’ city

by Matt Shinall, The Daily Tribune News Presentations next week will bring a guest of international acclaim to Cartersville to discuss the benefits of biking and walking within an urban environment. Gil Peñalosa, a livable city advisor, will lead a daytime workshop Monday, Jan. 31, on how to create and maintain a Ciclovia. As the […]


Speaker to stress importance of biking, walking

Charles Oliver The word “ciclovia” may not be in the vocabulary of many Daltonians, but Gil Peñalosa may change that. Peñalosa is executive director of 8-80 Cities, a Canadian group that promotes walking and bicycling and advocates trails and greenways for walkers and cyclists. He’ll be talking about the important of walking and biking […]