Alternative Transportation Set as Greening the (918)

The Greening the (918) Seminar Series, produced by Sustainable Tulsa and Mayor Taylor’s Green Team, continues Feb. 17, with a program on ‘Alternative Transportation.’
The seminar offers an opportunity to discuss transportation choices. Information about how making the choice to use alternative transportation can improve the health and livability of a community will be part of the discussion.
The Greening the (918) seminar will be held at Central Center at Centennial Park, 1028 E. 6th St. from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Panel members who will address the Transportation issue will include: Jack Crowley, special advisor to the Mayor on Downtown Development; Jennifer O’Leary, Tulsa Parks Department and Tulsa Million Miles; Rick Westcott, City Counselor – District 2; and Patrick Fox, developer; Tim Armer, Transportation Manager for INCOG; and Tom Sewell, President of Tulsa Gas Technologies. Additional special guests have been invited who will share their thoughts on this issue with attendees during and after the seminar.
The workshop offers a discussion of the Transportation issue, as a small area workshop focusing on Transportation is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 24 as part of the PLANiTULSA Comprehensive Plan process now under way in Tulsa.
Sustainable Tulsa is a nonprofit dedicated to responsible economic growth, environmental stewardship and quality of life for all. Sustainable Tulsa has distributed over 20,000 Tulsa Area Green Directories, promoted local foods through education and local foods events and is co-chairing the Greening the (918) series with Mayor Taylor’s Green Team.
Mayor Taylor’s Green Team is a group of Tulsa citizens with expertise in the many areas of sustainability, each serving at the Mayor’s request to consider ways to guide Tulsa toward becoming one of the most sustainable cities in the U.S.



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