Disaster Relief Trials, 2012

Join us for …
Disaster Relief Trials
June 17, 2012
10 am – 6 pm
Velo Cult
1969 NE 42ND AVE
Portland, ORE
ONE EVENT! TWO OPPORTUNITIES!
Opportunity ONE: Family Utility

  • Demo a full spectrum of cargo bikes from three shops:
    Clever Cycles, Joe Bike, and Splendid Cycles
  • See the new Yuba Boda Boda cargo cruiser and new Xtracyle Side Car
  • Learn about disaster preparation for your family and home
  • See how you can transport your family without your car, or without using your car quite as much
  • Have your questions answered by top cargo bike enthusiasts

Opportunity TWO: City Utility

  • 30 riders will navigate 30+ miles, visit 7 checkpoints, and collect 100 lbs of cargo along the way.
  • This event will provide a working draft for what a city can do with cargo bikes after a disaster
  • Create connections among city organizations both public and private for the public good

Special thanks to the presenters, organizations, and supporters of DRTpdx 2012:

142nd Fighter Wing // The Oregon Food Bank // Oregon Red Cross // Portland Bureau of Emergency Management // Multnomah County Emergency Management // Portland Fire Bureau // ARES (amateur radio) // Portland Neighborhood Emergency Teams // OHSTAR: Oregon Humane Society Technical Animal Rescue // Portland Businesses By Cargo Bike // Cargo Bike Food and Beverage Vendors

A hearty thank you to Sky and everyone at Velo Cult for the generous use of the space!

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