Saturday, April 5, 2008

DOT Seeking Comments

The Washington Department of Transportation is seeking the publics' opinion about the 2008-2027 draft plan for state bicycle facilities and pedestrian walkways.
See details here: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/bike/bike_plan.htm

Please take this chance to comment about your opinions on our community's bicycle/pedestrian future! Click on the link above and you can download the draft plan and leave comments through email or phone. There are public hearings planned for the month of April as well, anyone can attend these hearings and speak their mind about the plan for our state's bike/ped accessibility:

April 22, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
WSDOT, Southwest Region Office

11018 NE 51st Circle
Vancouver

April 23, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Hal Holmes Center
209 N. Ruby Street
Ellensburg

April 24, 7 – 9 p.m.
West Central Community Center
1603 N. Belt Street
Spokane

April 25, 4 – 6 p.m.
REI – Downtown Seattle

222 Yale Avenue N.
Seattle

WSDOT staff will open the hearing with a short presentation and take testimony from individuals who sign in. Speakers will be asked to limit their comments to three minutes to ensure everyone has an opportunity to be heard.