Monday, August 10, 2009

Monday News: Bikeway Improvement Meeting

Columbus Recreation and Parks is holding a meeting this coming Thursday (August 13) at 4:30 pm at the Harrison Park building on the southwest corner of West First Avenue and Perry Street. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss bikeway improvements on Goodale Street.

The topic will be a bikeway connector between Olentangy River Road and the Future Harrison West Trail connector.

Thanks to This Week News for the article.

Meeting to provide information about potential bikeway improvements
Thursday, August 6, 2009 4:18 PM

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department and the Ohio Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, to discuss Goodale Street bikeway improvements.

The meeting will be held at the Harrison Park building on the southwest corner of West First Avenue and Perry Street.

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format and will continue until 7 p.m. There will be no formal presentations. Representatives of Columbus Recreation and Parks, ODOT and URS Inc., will be at the meeting to answer questions and receive public input on the proposed project.

The public will be able to learn about the alternatives under consideration to provide a bikeway connection between the existing Olentangy River Road bikeway and the future Harrison West Trail Connector.

The proposed improvement will be designed to increase safety for cyclists, pedestrians and motorists and provide a link to the Olentangy Trail from Goodale Street.

The comments received from the public will be considered during the selection process of the final alignment.

Those unable to attend the Aug. 13 meeting can direct their comments to Brian Tatman, ODOT environmental specialist at (740) 833-8065. Written comments can be sent to the Ohio Department of Transportation, District 6, 400 E. William St., Delaware OH 43015 attention: Brian Tatman.

All written comments should be submitted by Monday, Sept. 21.

People, not speed.

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