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Focus the Region: Economics of Sustainability

February 16 at California State University Monterey Bay, 4th Annual Focus the Region Conference:  Participants will learn about some actions local businesses and organizations are taking to make a positive impact on climate change, including via the HER Helmet Thursdays project.

Registration is free.  For more info, click here.

Breakout sessions

Afternoon breakout sessions, from 2:30-4:00 p.m., include:

  1. Student Perspectives on Sustainability: Students Leading the Way for Social Change
  2. Future of Bikeways: A Sweet Ride for Smart Commuters
  3. The Economics of Green Building
  4. It’s Your Grocery Bag, Baby!

Cycling Climate Changers

Future of Bikeways session includes:

  • Megan Tolbert, Transportation Planner for CSUMB, talking about the Bike Boulevard Plan and CSUMB Bike Resources;
  • Kaki Cheung, Transportation Planner for the Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC), addressing county bikeways and safe cycling;
  • Mari Lynch, on HER Helmet Thursdays and other Bicycling Monterey projects.

Key Speakers

The event will feature panel workshops, green demonstrations/exhibitions, and author-speakers:

Below, the hostess at the Sandbar and Grill on HHT-unanimous Wharf II, Monterey encourages customers to bike on out!

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