Is your city ‘walkable’?

Public Forum with Jeff Speck

In association with writingWA, Consult Australia and the Adelaide Festival of Ideas, the State Library of Western Australia presents:

The Walkability Mandate: A Public Forum with Jeff Speck

Renowned US author, city planner and architectural designer Jeff Speck will share his vision for smart growth, sustainable design, and walkability in a public forum on 16 October at the State Theatre Centre.

The evening will include the opportunity to get involved in an audience Q&A and to purchase copies of Jeff’s new book, Walkable City – How Downtown Can Save America One Step at a Time. For more information on Jeff Speck visit

Jeff has dedicated his career to determining what makes cities thrive and he has it down to one key factor – walkability.

If we have learned one thing from the suburban experiment, it is that you can’t grow a green economy on bitumen.” – Jeff Speck

Venue: State Theatre Centre of Western Australia
Tickets: $45 (not inclusive of ticketing fee)
Cost includes complimentary drink and finger food on arrival.
Date: Wednesday 16 October 2013
Doors open: 6.00pm
Light refreshments: 6.00pm – 6.45pm
Public Forum: 6.45pm – 8.00pm

Buy your ticket now via Ticketek.

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