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Rethinking Urban Transportation: A free forum at the Museum of Science

Curious about the technologies you experience in your daily commute?

Whether you drive, take the T, walk or bike to work, this Forum is for you!

How does traffic affect you? As a pedestrian? As a driver?

How did Portland, Oregon radically change its downtown?

London's "congestion tax" - political suicide or victory?

Should we have more car-free zones in Boston?

What technological solutions could help? Better cars? Better public transit? Better highway flow?

What changes can we make-tomorrow? In five years? Ten?

What will transportation in Boston look like in 20 years?

Join others in your community for a thoughtful and lively Forum discussion.

In this three-hour session we'll hear from professionals about current technologies and programs that have the power to revolutionize the way we travel in the city. Group activities will help us assess our priorities based on individual experiences and explore the future in an informal and collaborative setting.

Friday, March 31

6:00 - 9:00 pm

RSVP by March 27

Location: Museum of Science, Boston

Tuesday, April 11

5:30 - 8:30 pm

RSVP by April 5

Location: Mezzanine Conference Room at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square

To RSVP, go to MOS.org/forum or call 617-589-4250.

Registration: Each event is limited to 60 participants.

Light refreshments provided.

For information on this and upcoming forums, go to MOS.org/forum or call 617-589-4250.

Forum is funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Commerce Department's Technology Administration. This forum is produced in collaboration with LivableStreets Alliance, a non-profit organization committed to developing a sustainable, safe, and reliable multi-modal transportation network that improves the quality of life in Boston.

About Forum

Broaden your knowledge and awareness of science and technology and the issues that surround them, share ideas, exchange opinions and have fun!

Forum is an experimental program in engaging members of the public in conversations about the impact of science and technology on the individual, society, and the environment. Upcoming topics include: innovations for the future of urban transportation, artificial body parts (bionics and prosthetics), nanotechnology, and more. For more information, go to our website at www.mos.org/forum.

Please note that all persons who attend participate as individuals, and not as representatives of an organization.

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