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The Future of Bike Lanes and Trails: Urban planning for sustainability in a post-COVID future

The US and Canada are tackling major questions around climate change, creating more versatile green spaces, and defining the future of work. As we envision urban planning in a post-COVID world, the shifting attitudes toward commuting, sustainable living, and the development of bike-friendly cities across North America have gained new importance.

In a recent webinar titled The Future of Bike Lanes and Trails, Enterprise Ireland explored the future of sustainable transportation and infrastructure planning through the lens of bike lanes and trails, featuring thought leaders in the space and award-winning Enterprise Ireland supported company, Multihog.

Multihog manufactures a range of multi-purpose sweepers and tractors for various sectors including airports, local authorities, highways, bike lanes, and greenway management. Multihog products are renowned for their innovative design, robust build, and powerful performance, and today are sold worldwide through a network of almost 100 dealers.

The webinar was moderated by Joe Gorman, US Market Executive, Enterprise Ireland, and featured insights from:

  • Ben Anderson, Street Commissioner, City of West Lafayette
  • Caron Whitaker, Deputy Executive Director, League of American Bicyclists
  • Michael Ferris, US Sales Manager, Multihog

The webinar addressed such topics as:

  • Urban planning in the post-COVID 19 era
  • The current state of bike-friendly cities in the US and Canada
  • Maintenance and safety of bike lanes and trails
  • Looking to the future: regulatory and legislative change
  • The creation of sustainable cities across North America

Watch the full discussion here.

To learn more about Irish Industrial innovators contact Joe Gorman

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Aug 10, 2021

The Future of Bike Lanes and Trails: Urban planning for sustainability in a post-COVID future

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