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Beyond The Motor City

May 13, 2010
BEYOND THE MOTOR CITY
7:00 pm (Doors at 6:30 pm)
University Center Theatre
The University of Memphis
First Floor, University Center
Memphis, TN 38152
Director Aaron Woolf in attendance!
Get there on public transit! OR RIDE YOUR BICYCLE!!!

The film’s issues are an exploration of how America’s historic decisions to invest in highways and automotive infrastructure has come, in many cities — and particularly in Detroit — at the expense of safe biking and walking, sustainable development, and urban vitality. While focusing on the hard lessons learned in Detroit, the film also offers the hope that America’s cities are now uniquely poised to shine a spotlight on — and to offer sustainable and cutting-edge solutions to — our nation’s transportation obstacles.

The screening is free, and director Aaron Woolf will be in attendance after the film to answer questions.

More information about Beyond the Motor City and the Blueprint America Screening Tour can also be found at:
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/blueprintamerica/reports/on-the-road/home/1010/.

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