Thursday, May 14, 2015

Interested in Pedestrian and Bike Safety in Arlandria?

Are you interested in bicycling and pedestrian issues in Arlandria? Many folks have expressed that they are. And tonight is a good oppurtunity to talk about them.

The City of Alexandria is reformulating its Bike/Ped Master plan and tonight begins the focus on the eastern side of the City. Check it tonight at Cora Kelly.

Ad Hoc Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committee Meeting to be Held May 14

The Ad Hoc Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Committee will hold its sixth meeting on Thursday, May 14 from 7 to 9 p.m.  This meeting will be held at Cora Kelly Center, Multipurpose Room, 25 West Reed Avenue. This meeting will focus on the proposed bicycle network for the east side of Alexandria, project prioritization criteria, and pedestrian case study areas.  A walking tour will also be held prior to the meeting, starting at 6 p.m. If you are interested in taking part in the walking tour, please contact Steve Sindiong at the information below.

\The update of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan will include an evaluation of existing conditions, issues, constraints and needs, as well as a review of existing policies, goals and objectives. Pedestrian and bicycle projects will be identified, along with future Capital Bikeshare station locations, and strategies to implement the plan.  The role of the Advisory Committee is to provide guidance to City staff on the update to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan and the development of Complete Streets Design Guidelines.

The meeting is open to the public.  The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail Geralyn.Taylor@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.4084, Virginia Relay 711.

For more information, including meeting materials, visit alexandriava.gov/PedBikePlan or contact Steve Sindiong, Principal Transportation Planner at Steve.Sindiong@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.4047.  
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