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Bike to Work Day 2009 Featured on Latest Episode of 'The COG Podcast'

Washington, D.C. – Eric Gilliland and Henry Mesias of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) discuss the upcoming Bike to Work Day 2009 on the most recent episode of The COG Podcast, the official podcast of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG). In addition to talking about the annual event, which is co-sponsored by Commuter Connections and WABA, Gilliland and Mesias also discuss ways to make the metropolitan Washington region a safer place for cyclists. Bike to Work Day 2009 will be held on Friday, May 15. More than 7,000 people from across the region are expected to participate in this year’s event.

 

Other recent episodes of The COG Podcast include presentations by researchers from Brookings and The Urban Institute on how the metropolitan Washington region can maximize the value of federal stimulus funds, as well as remarks by Dr. Reuben Varghese, Chairman of the COG Health Officials Committee and Public Health Director for Arlington County, at an April press conference hosted by COG on measles exposures throughout the region.

 

 

Recent Episodes of The COG Podcast:

 

Bike to Work Day 2009 . Eric Gilliland and Henry Mesias from the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) discuss Bike to Work Day 2009, being held on Friday, May 15. Bike to Work Day is co-sponsored by Commuter Connections and WABA. (5/07/09)

MP3 Version 4:44

Opening Remarks at Press Conference on Recent Measles Exposure in Region. Dr. Reuben Varghese, Chairman of the COG Health Officials Committee and Public Health Director for Arlington County delivers opening remarks at an April 20, 2009 press conference hosted by COG on recent exposures throughout the region. (4/20/09)

MP3 Version 3:48

Researchers Discuss the Metropolitan Washington Region's Approach to the Stimulus. At the COG Board of Directors' meeting on March 11, Amy Liu, Deputy Director of Greater Washington Research at Brookings, and Margery Turner, Director of Research at The Urban Institute, discussed ways in which the metropolitan Washington region can maximize the value of federal stimulus funds. (3/16/09)

MP3 Version 22:03

 

How to listen and/or subscribe to The COG Podcast:

 

There are three options for listening to the podcasts. One option is to visit The COG Podcast Web site and download individual episodes. A second option is subscribing to the series. To subscribe, visit The COG Podcast Web site and then click on the link to “Subscribe to The COG Podcast.” Visitors will then be directed to the Podcast’s “feed” where they can subscribe to the feed, automatically receiving new episodes when they are uploaded. The COG Podcast can also be found on the iTunes Directory, under the “Government & Organizations” category.

 

 

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Release Date: May 8, 2009
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