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In BIKES vs CARS, director Fredrik Gertten explores the ongoing efforts of bicycle activists, from Copenhagen to Los Angeles to Sao Paulo, who are fighting for their right to ride on city streets against the combined forces of multi-billion dollar auto, oil, and construction lobbies, who are determined to keep our cities car dependent.
The film is a documentary about the bicycle and what an amazing tool for change it can be. It highlights a growing conflict in city planning between the bicycle, which supports a diverse city with a human scale, and the car, which engenders urban sprawl and reliance on fossil fuels.

Special Limited Engagement – One Night Only
Thursday, January 5th at 6 PM

GuestSpeaker:
Rob Inerfeld, AICP, Transportation Planning Manager, City of Eugene

Rob Inerfeld:

As Transportation Planning Manager for the City of Eugene, Rob’s responsibilities include development of a citywide transportation plan, multimodal corridor planning, traffic calming and programs to encourage use of alternatives to single occupancy driving. Under Rob’s leadership the city has built significant new walking and biking infrastructure, developed both a Pedestrian and Bicycle Strategic Plan and a Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan and initiated new transportation options programs including Sunday Streets and SmartTrips Eugene. Previous to Eugene, Rob worked as Senior Planner for the City of Takoma Park, MD and Program Director of the Neighborhood Design Center in Baltimore. Rob has a Master of Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and degrees in engineering and business from the University of Pennsylvania. He grew up in the suburbs of New York City and lived in just about every major city on the east coast before moving to Oregon in 2005.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners.