Here’s a press release from the Seattle City Council about Tuesday’s Motorscooter Forum. The public is invited, and the more scooters parked around City Hall, the better! (Thanks for the info, Victor.)
Seattle City Council
Councilmember Jan Drago
Councilmember Sally J. Clark
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2008
CONTACTS: Jodie Vice, Drago Office, (206) 684-5325; David Yeaworth, Clark Office, (206) 684-8802; George Howland, Jr., Council Communications (206) 684-8159
Councilmembers Host Forum on Motor Scooters
SEATTLE – Councilmembers Jan Drago and Sally J. Clark are hosting a forum to generate ideas on how Seattle can become a better environment for motor scooters. Councilmember Drago , chair of the Transportation Committee, said, I am looking forward to a productive conversation with the scooter community to see how we can work to better accommodate them in our city as a viable transportation option. Councilmember Clark , vice-chair of the Transportation Committee, said, Motor scooters are an exciting mode of alternative transportation. Councilmembers need to hear from scooter riders, the Seattle Department of Transportation, the Seattle Police Department, and the general public about how motor scooters fit into Seattles transportation system.
What: Forum on Motor Scooters
Who: Councilmembers Jan Drago and Sally J. Clark, Representatives from the Vespa Club of Seattle, the Mosquito Fleet, Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle Police Department, Urban Mobility Group, and others.
Where: Seattle City Hall, Bertha Knight Landes Room, 600 Fourth Avenue, First Floor
When: Tuesday, March 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
All members of the public are invited to attend. There is no admission cost and no need to RSVP.
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Seattle City Council
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