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BUILDING A BETTER BICYCLE NETWORK WORKSHOP

Place: The Florida Community Design Center
300 E. University Ave. Suite 110
Gainesville FL 32602 Phone 352.334.7111

Date: August 31, 2006
Time: 6-9 PM

Who is this workshop for?

Local Elected Officials; City and County staff; parents/guardians 
who want to make a safe place for children to bicycle to and from 
school, parks, and places they want to go; and local organizations 
that aim to improve our local/regional bicycle network.

What is the purpose of the workshop?

To support improvement of the local/regional bicycle network for 
reasons of, including, but not limited to, increasing bicycle 
transportation and recreation opportunities in coordination with 
new development, in-fill development, land trusts, 
neighborhood/community programs, and energy consumption reduction 
programs.

Workshop Program

Herb Hiller Presentation: "Bicycling and a Broader Florida 
Vision"
6:00 - 6:30 PM

Robin Turner Presentation: "Office of Greenways and Trails - 
Opportunities Maps: What They Are & How They Are Used"
6:30 - 6:45 PM

Martin Gold Presentation: "Bicycle Master Plan Addendum: 
Conceptualization & Map: Overview & Priority Projects"
6:45 - 7:20 PM

[15 min. break]

(40 min.) Discussion w/ viewing of the overlaid map
7:35-8:15 PM

Mike Escalante: MTPO Bicycle Facilities Planning
8:15-8:25 PM

Honorable Commissioner Mike Byerly Presentation: "LDRs and New 
Development in Unincorporated Areas"
8:25 - 8:45 PM

Final Comments and Questions: Remaining 15 minutes

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This workshop is co-sponsored by Florida Bicycle Association and 
Bike Florida, and hosted by Alachua County Bicycle Alliance. Thank 
you to the Florida Community Design Center for providing the 
venue.



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Kiara S. Winans
Graduate Student
Env. Engineering Department
University of Florida
(352)335-3959 (c)