ULI/SA (POSTPONED) BIKE TRAIL TOUR #2: Westside Wiggle

When

Saturday, July 25th, 2020
8:00am - 10:00am CDT

Where

Blue Star Art Complex 125 Blue Star San Antonio, TX 78204-1718 UNITED STATES
Join ULI San Antonio for the second in a series of five Saturday morning Bike Trail Tours on July 25...fun for both new and experienced riders.
 
RIDE #2 - WESTSIDE WIGGLE / JULY 25, 8:00AM
*Starting Point: Blue Star, 125 Blue Star, SATX 78204 (SA Bike Share available)
 
Starting at Blue Star, we will ride up Guadalupe Avenue passing several murals and the Guadalupe Arts Center. We will connect with the Apache Creek Trail, which is one of the Westside Creek Trails, and learn about new pocket parks and community-based partnerships. We will continue on the Apache Creek Trail toward the Mission Reach, where we will stop at Mission Escondida Luxury Apartments and Confluence Park, then finally end up back at Blue Star. We will hear from representatives from San Antonio Parks, SAY Sí, and the San Antonio River Foundation. Approximately 10 miles. All registered riders will receive a ULI bandanna and water bottle.
 
The ULI/SA Bike Trail Tours will provide an opportunity for owners, developers and real estate practitioners to directly interact with some of San Antonio's best bicycling/walking trail systems and learn how they; improve the heath/well-being of our community, can be an important value-creation element in future developments, provide a sustainable option to future transportation networks, build community and offer a safe/fun/affordable recreation option. 
 
 
RIDE LEADERS
 
John Bailey
San Antonio Climate Advisor at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
 
As part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies American Cities Climate Challenge, John is working with the City of San Antonio to achieve their climate change goals through improvements in public transit speed, reliability and user experience, EV-charging infrastructure, commuter incentives and an expanded high-frequency public network to achieve significant ridership increase.
 
Daniel Leal
COSA Parks & Recreation Urban Designer & Public Engagement Professional
 
As a 19-year Architect and Urban Planner, Daniel has a wide array of experience in the fields of Planning, Design, Project Management, Construction and Real Estate Finance.  His responsibilities include SA's Trail Design Strategy and Implementation. He is manager for the Westside Creeks, partnering with SARA to build 7.0 new miles on Apache, Alazan, Martinez and Zarzamora Creeks to increase neighborhood connectivity, quality of design and sensitivity to the Westside's unique urban character. He is a liaison with Public Art San Antonio to inspire, coordinate, and execute consistent and impactful Public Art along the Greenway and Park systems.
 
Jessica Brunson, COSA PWD
Senior Transportation Planner at City of San Antonio
 
Jessica is in charge of managing, design, and policy on multi-modal systems, bike infrastructure and city planning for San Antonio.
 
 
 
 
** SA Bike Share is available for this ride. Reserve your bike in advance on the SABikeShare app. Download the SA Bike Share map here.
 
PLEASE NOTE: This outdoor in-person gathering will be limited to the first 25 registrants and all safety precautions will be followed. Note you are attending at your own risk and your registration reflects acceptance of the waiver and release terms below.
 
Waiver and Release: I understand that my participation in the Event involves a certain degree of risk of loss, harm or injury to my person or property, including, but not limited to, harm from contracting COVID-19 or other viruses, acts of God, theft, fire or accident. I also understand that participation in this Event is entirely voluntary and requires attendees to abide by any applicable rules of conduct or local or state laws that may be announced at any time during the Event, which may include wearing personal protective gear and engaging in social distancing. While ULI is the sponsor of this Event and takes commercially reasonable steps to require the Event facility to maintain the venue in a safe and healthy condition, I understand and acknowledge that ULI has no direct control over and is not responsible for the acts or omissions of the facility or others involved in producing this event. I have carefully considered the risk involved and waive and release ULI and all its officers, directors, employees, staff, volunteers, faculty and affiliates from any and all claims, damages, injuries, or expenses that I may incur from my participation in this Event.