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“Please be part of fellow Ward Three cyclists to listen to from the DC Division of Transportation’s (DDOT) Bicycle Program Specialist, Mike Goodno, about plans and aspirations for higher biking infrastructure within the ward from 6:30 PM to eight:30 PM on Thursday, March 22, on the Tenleytown Library. FYI: Mike was instrumental within the software to have the League of American Bicyclists bestow upon DC “Gold” standing as a Bicycle Pleasant Group.
There will probably be loads of time for questions for DDOT throughout the session, however extra importantly, we wish to carry attendees collectively to assist decide the neighborhood’s priorities.
We’ll focus on the method of creating issues occur in DC, together with how greatest to work together with DDOT, native Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, the Metropolis Council and the Mayor’s Workplace. Many of those teams help the objective of enhancing the bicycling infrastructure however want voices in the neighborhood to again up these efforts.
Our objective is to emerge from this assembly with a listing of short- and long-term priorities, and a recreation plan for getting issues accomplished. We additionally wish to develop an strategy to faucet into all these voices in Ward Three who need some of these adjustments.
The occasion is sponsored by Ward Three Bicycle Advocates (W3BA), which is a brand new group being shaped to give attention to enhancing Ward Three biking infrastructure. We hope that many attendees will probably be keen to hitch our group to advocate actively for the adjustments all of us hope can come to Ward 3.
We now have Three priorities as a bunch, and wish to hear about yours:
Improved entry for bicyclists from Ward Three to the downtown core
Improved biking expertise inside Ward 3
Improved connections to town’s parks
To hitch the W3BA listserv, ship a clean electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . With any particular questions, please electronic mail email@example.com . Tell us the ANC you reside in and what your priorities may be. Lastly, comply with W3BA on twitter: @ward3bikes.”