Day Tree Planting at Riverside Park -
Join in planting trees in Riverside Park to protect the Grand
River watershed and increase our city's tree canopy.
No previous tree planting experience necessary!
Questions? Contact Kyle VanStien at
Earn points in mygrcitypoints when you volunteer at
this event! Learn
"Growth: how we grow when we grow" -
speaker Jeffrey Tumlin - April 11th
Development Authority is bringing Jeffrey Tumlin, Principal with
Nelson/Nygaard to town – a transportation consultancy with offices across
the country. Tumlin is an expert in multimodal transportation
planning, with an emphasis in positioning cities for long term,
sustainable success. Tumlin’s lecture will focus on the
impacts of various transportation choices, and how they impact both
the community and its citizenry. Additionally, Tumlin will
discuss the prospect of modal shift, and what it could mean for
Who: Jeffrey Tumlin (Featured
What: A Community Conversation about
the Future of Mobility in Downtown Grand Rapids
When: Thursday, April 11, 2013
- Check-in /
Refreshments – 6:30 PM
- Presentation –
Where: Kendall College – Old Federal
Building (17 Pearl – Room 217)
Why: The future is ours to shape.
How we get there will influence that shape.
RSVP: Recommended, but not mandatory.
This event is brought to you with the help
of many of Downtown’s great community organizations, including:
Experience Grand Rapids, GRAM, The Salon Urbanist Meetup, the
Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition, Friends of Grand Rapids
Parks, The Rapid, the City of Grand Rapids, and Kendall College of
Art and Design.