For the discussions about the Warsaw’s urban fabric during the bike ride, you need people with in-depth knowledge of the city’s layout as well as biking enthusiasts. This year Robert Buciak and Krzysztof Gubański will be on hand to offer their expertise in this field.
Robert Buciak – since 2014 he has been an important figure in the Green Masovia Association, where he is responsible for projects included in the participatory budget. Robert is a statistical analyst and sits on the organisation’s audit committee. He is also engaged in local community issues in Warsaw’s Mokotów district. He was the co-organiser of the first Critical Mass on Foot march to raise awareness of pedestrian infrastructure issues, which passed along the streets of Warsaw in September 2017. Robert grew up in Szczecin and graduated in mathematics and natural sciences at the University of Warsaw. He is a keen hiker and cyclist.
Krzysztof Gubański – a city sociologist and PhD student at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Warsaw. He is currently researching sociological, economic and anthropological perspectives of the Warsaw real estate market, having been awarded a scholarship to the ‘Diamond Grant’ programme run by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Krzysztof has co-authored consultancy projects related to urban policy for Warsaw and Wroclaw. He is also the editor of a blog about commodity cycling and urban mobility: jedensamochindmniej.blogspot.com