National Walking and Biking Expert to Speak in Northfield

Steve Clark, Walking and Bicycling Program Manager for Transit for Livable Communities (TLC), will be in Northfield on Oct. 5. He will do an audit of nonmotorized infrastructure here early in the day and will share findings both at a 3:30 meeting with area leaders (by invitation) and a public lecture at 7 pm at the Northfield High School auditorium (for more details see

The organizers of the event, RENew Northfield, supported by the City of Northfield, the Healthy Community Initiative and the Northfield Downtown Development Corporation, hope to stimulate a discussion about steps Northfield can take to increase bike and pedestrian safety, including Safe Routes to School.

Steve is a nationally recognized expert on nonmotorized transportation and is currently managing the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program for Minneapolis, which is one of four areas around the country to receive a $25 million grant from the federal government.