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Citizens Invited to Share Input on ´Complete Streets' Transportation Plan

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (March 15, 2017) – The City of St. Petersburg will hold a series of public workshops for the Complete Streets Implementation Plan beginning on Monday, March 20. The purpose of these workshops is to gain public input on how to improve our streets to better accommodate a variety of users, including persons walking, persons riding bicycles, motorists, persons with disabilities, users and operators of public transit, seniors, children, and movers of commercial goods. Citizens are encouraged to share ideas that will be used to assist the city with determining the focus of future transportation projects. All meetings will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.Meeting dates and locations are:

Monday, March 20 - SPC Midtown, 1300 22nd St. S.;
Tuesday, March 21 - Willis S. Johns Center, 6635 Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N.;
Weds., March 22 - SPC Allstate Center, 3200 34th St. S.;
Thurs., March 23 - West St. Petersburg Library, SPC Gibbs Campus, 6605 5th Ave. N.

The City of St. Petersburg adopted a Complete Streets Policy in 2015 to encourage streets that are safe and convenient for all users. The policy outlines how the City will achieve a network of Complete Streets in St. Petersburg, including creating a Complete Streets Implementation Plan, which includes an update of the 2003 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. Learn more about St. Petersburg’s Complete Streets program at www.stpete.org/sustainability/transportation.php.

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