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Eyal Santo
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Hi all and Shalom from Tel Aviv,

I am Eyal Santo, please feel welcomed to call me Santo – it’s easier to remember. I am from Tel Aviv, Israel, the city “shamed” by Lior as car-centric, which is undergoing a major change these days – which both Lior and myself take part in. I work for the city of Tel Aviv DOT as director of bicycle and micro mobility pilot projects.

I am not an urban planner, but I deal with urbanism, sustainable urban mobility and bicycles for the past 12 years. I am not sure what areas of expertise do I identify with, but I am happy to share with you my passions:

* Tactical urbanism

* Urban cycle logistics

* Education – teach the next generations about alternatives and options when it comes to urban mobility, have them demand the options and get them

I am not sure yet how my unique perspective will enhance our collective understanding of designing for cycling, but I promise to share it as soon as I understand it.

I am happy to be in touch with anyone who wishes to share knowledge and collaborate for the better future of our cities and their people. Here’s where you can find me

* on Twitter at @eyalsanto

* on Facebook at my UMo – Urban Mobility page https://www.facebook.com/UMo-Urban-Mobility-571597929606809/

And finally, I am inviting you to watch the talk I gave at Digital World Bike at https://youtu.be/NhAuj8QyyXk

Thank you,

Eyal

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