Upcoming events for transit types

Earth Day Expo
What: “…King County’s fifth-annual Earth Day Expo… to “learn easy ways to recycle, green-up your ride, volunteer for Earth-friendly activities, reduce your carbon footprint and make your home and garden more environmentally sound”
When: Tuesday, April 22, 10 AM- 2 PM
Where: Westlake Plaza
How much: Free!

Green My Ride
What: An “alternative transportation fair” to “learn how you can take the next step toward a greener ride”
When: Saturday, April 26, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Where: Phinney Neighborhood Center
I’m going to give a short presentation about bus culture at noon and then spend the afternoon learning from all the alt-transpo experts who’ll be there.
How much: Free!

Sustainable West Seattle
What: A festival (a la Sustainable Ballard) “to educate and advocate for urban sustainability in our local community”
When: Sunday, May 4, 10 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: Wells Fargo lot, Alaska Junction
How much: Free!
I grew up in West Seattle, so I’ll be there, reppin’ one of my original buses, the 55. (I’ll also be participating on a panel about car-free living.) I might even drag my dad and baby brother, both West Seattle types, out for the occasion.

Towards Carfree Cities VIII
What: A conference that “brings together people from around the world who work to promote practical alternatives to car dependence”
When: June 16-20, 2008
Where: Portland. Oregon (You can take the train!)
How much: Check the registration rates on the conference site.
Stay tuned for more about this one.

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