Thursday, June 1, 2017

Virtual Open House Invites Public to Give Feedback on Bike and Pedestrian Improvements (Photo)

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE INVITES PUBLIC TO GIVE FEEDBACK ON BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS (PHOTO)


News Release from City of Beaverton
Posted on FlashAlert: June 1st, 2017 3:57 PM
Downloadable file: The public is invited to participate in a virtual open house for the city's active transportation plan through June 12. The open house is an opportunity to get updates on the project and give feedback on proposed bicycle and pedestrian improvements. (Phot
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- The City of Beaverton invites residents to attend a virtual open house for the city's active transportation plan, now through June 12. During an earlier virtual open house, the city asked for feedback on the public's experiences of biking, walking, and rolling around Beaverton.


The second open house provides a project status update and summary of public input received, and requests feedback on the types of bicycle and pedestrian facilities being proposed in the Beaverton Active Transportation Plan.


Completing the active transportation plan is one of the Beaverton City Council's priorities for 2017. The plan's purpose is to develop well-connected, attractive bike and pedestrian networks that are safe, convenient, and user-friendly for people of all ages and abilities.


Bicyclists are also encouraged to download the free Ride Report app at https://ride.report/. The app anonymously tracks routes and allows riders to rate the experience. The city will use this information to learn which routes are used most and how to support and encourage safe bicycling.


For more information and to participate in the virtual open house, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/ActiveTransportationPlan.


The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon's sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active, and responsible city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in the top ten of Money magazine's 50 Best Small Cities in America for 2016, Beaverton truly is "The Best of Oregon."


For more information, reminders and community news, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov. Also follow Beaverton on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofBeaverton or Twitter at www.twitter.com/CityofBeaverton.


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