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Bike Master Plan comment period closing December 10th

The Colorado Springs Bike Master Plan is nearing it’s final stage before being presented to City Council for approval in early 2018. This will be the first update to Bike Master Plan since 1996. This plan will act as a guide for all future bicycle infrastructure development throughout our city. The first presentation of this draft Bike Master Plan was presented to the public at the November meeting of the Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC).

Providing citizens with the facilities they require to get where they need and want to go safety is a core function of local government.  This applies for all citizens, regardless of their chosen mode of transportation. The Bicycle Master Plan will establish a vision and roadmap for how Colorado Springs can provide a level of programming and bike infrastructure across the entire city that accommodates the range of users who want/need to bicycle

Kate Brady – Colorado Springs senior bicycle planner

We encourage you to view and comment on the draft master plan online until December 10th at the link below. Your comment on the draft plan will help confirm that the needs and desires of the community are met now and into the future.

https://www.coloradosprings.gov/bikeplan

There are also upcoming opportunities to comment in person on the draft plan at the following meetings where the Bike Master Plan draft will be presented:

Citizens Transportation Advisory Board – Meeting December 5th,  2:30 p.m. Mountain Metro Transit, 1015 Transit Drive

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board – Meeting January 11th, 7:30 a.m, Parks Headquarters, 1401 Recreation Way

Planning Commission – Meeting January 18th, 8:30 a.m., Council Chambers, City Hall

 

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