Walk [Your City] founder at Albany Roundtable

walk your city founder matt tomasulaThe founder of Walk [Your City] -- Matt Tomasula -- will be the featured speaker at the Albany Roundtable annual meeting May 18 at the University Club in Albany. It's open to public -- tickets are $40.

If Walk [Your City] sounds familiar, it's probably because it's been implemented here in Albany. Maybe you've seen the signs around downtown that note the walking time to various destinations.

Tomasula started Walk [Your City] in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2012 as a guerilla project that eventually won acceptance from the city government there. The idea has now been implemented in cities around the country.

Here's a 2014 profile of Tomasula and some of his "DIY urbanism" projects in the Raleigh-Durham area, which include a pop-up biergarten based out of a shipping container.

The Albany Roundtable event is Wednesday, May 18 from 6-8 pm.

photo via Matt for Raleigh FB page

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