[tabi] Fwd: City of Tallahassee News Release - Mobility Discussion Continues for Heart of Tallahassee

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From: City of Tallahassee <City_of_Tallahassee@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 13:13:45 -0500
Subject: City of Tallahassee News Release - Mobility Discussion
Continues for Heart of Tallahassee

Mobility Discussion Continues for Heart of Tallahassee
Public Meeting to be Held Thursday

This Thursday, Jan. 12, the Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department
will hold another public meeting to continue the discussion of the
Moving Tallahassee: Cars Optional project. Designed to make
Tallahassee's Mobility District a safer and more enjoyable place to
walk, bicycle and use transit, the project encompasses the central core
of the community.

The meeting will take in the City Commission Chambers, located on the
second floor of City Hall, from 6-7:30 p.m.

The community is invited to discuss and comment on the project prior to
the presentation of recommendations to the City Commission in February.
This will be the final public meeting before the plan is taken to the
Commission. Those who are unable to attend the meeting can still make
their voices heard by providing feedback at Talgov.com/Planning.

The Mobility District is an 18-square-mile area in the heart of
Tallahassee roughly encompassed by Tharpe Street on the north, Magnolia
Drive on the east, Orange Avenue on the south and Appleyard Drive on the
west. The goal is to create a district where people can access work,
parks, school, shopping, healthcare and friends without having to own a

At Thursday's meeting, staff will be available to discuss the various
components of the Moving Tallahassee initiative, which includes the
proposed West Tennessee Street Pilot Project. Information about what
would occur during the pilot and the various roadway striping options
will be presented. This pilot project is only being considered, and no
final plans have yet been approved. This is also an opportunity for
citizens to obtain information, ask questions one-on-one to staff and
provide comments to guide the development of the Moving Tallahassee

More information about the project, including the West Tennessee Street
Corridor Study and proposed bicycle network maps
<http://www.talgov.com/planning/trans/bike_route.cfm> , are available on
the project's page on Talgov.com/Planning
<http://www.talgov.com/planning/trans/master_transport.cfm> .

CONTACT:  Cherie Bryant, Planning Department, 891-6400; or Lizzy Kelley,
Communications Department, 891-8533


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