BVC-CHAT biking & OUR city -- Make that "OUR CITIES"
cmenzel at tamu.edu
Tue Sep 25 12:32:40 CDT 2007
On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 08:01:28AM -0700, Thomas Woodfin wrote:
> If Brazos Valley Cyclists was interested in making a difference,
> involvement in the planning processes, committees and meetings are an
> effective engagement in making our streets safer and designed to
> accomodate cyclists and pedestrians.
I know that relevant meetings and the like are announced regularly on
the BVC list, but do we have any mechanisms in place to *ensure* that
such meetings (in both Bryan (where I now live) and CS) are announced?
> We have an advocate on the city council right now, John Crompton...
Right, a strong advocate.
> ...Scott Shafer from TAMU RPTS is a consistent advocate for greenways
> and bikeways. Ken Fogle, transportation planner for the city, is a
> cyclist himself.
Scott is still a regular bike commuter and at one time was a serious
road racer. (I think he was a Cat 3, which would have put him in the
ranks of our fastest local guys.)
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