City Planner Book Club

CPBC Meet-Up: June 28, 6pm-7:30pm

posted on June 15th, 2012 in AICP / PP Information, City Planner Book Club

The first meet-up for the City Planner Book Club will be on Thursday, June 28 from 6pm to 7:30. The location will be Burp Castle in NYC. For more information on this venue, please see below. Our respective Chapters, (APA-NJ and APA-NY Metro) will be advertising these meet-ups shortly via web blasts to general membership.

CPBC April 2012: “One Less Car: The Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility”

posted on April 15th, 2012 in AICP / PP Information, City Planner Book Club

Although millions of people in the United States love to ride bicycles for exercise or leisure, statistics show that only 1 per cent of the total U.S. population ride bicycles for transportation – and barely half as many use bikes to commute to work. In his original and exciting book, “One Less Car”, Zack Furness examines what it means historically, culturally, socioeconomically, and politically to be a bicycle transportation advocate/activist. 

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