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Posted on: September 21, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Public meetings focus on Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan projects

Public Works Engineering will be conducting three meetings over the next two weeks to implement recommendations in the Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan (PBMP).

The first meeting is for a repaving project scheduled for West 18th Avenue (Washington to near Chambers) in summer 2013. The PBMP calls for buffered bike lanes from Friendly to Chambers. The meeting will be held to discuss design options and preferences for improvements that may occur as part of the paving project.
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Cesar Chavez Elementary, 1510 W 14th Ave, cafeteria

During the first week of October, two meetings will be held to discuss projects for which the city intends to apply for state transportation grant funding. The first meeting will be held October 2 in northeast Eugene to determine improvements needed to implement proposed bicycle boulevards and associated pedestrian crossing improvements in the Cal Young, Northeast Neighbors, and Harlow neighborhoods.
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Sheldon Community Center, 2445 Willakenzie Road, gymnasium
Web site: www.eugene-or.gov/2012TEgrant

Improvements to implement the Amazon Active Transportation Corridor will be explored on October 4. A meeting was held May 22 to determine desired improvements, including pedestrian bridges across Amazon Creek, improving the Rexius Trail, and upgrading the bike lanes on East and West Amazon drives (Hilyard to Snell). The project also includes extending the Amazon Path south through Tugman Park. The application for the Amazon Active Transportation Corridor is being prepared for funding through the 2015-18 State Transportation Improvement Program.
Date: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard Street, main hall
Web site: www.eugene-or.gov/activeamazon.

For more information about these meetings, contact Reed Dunbar, associate transportation planner, at (541) 682-5727, reed.c.dunbar@ci.eugene.or.us

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