Creating a pedestrian and bicycle friendly downtown

April 23, 2008 at 9:36 pm 2 comments

That’s the title of a promising event May 7 at the downtown Cinema Center.

Dan Burden, executive director of Walkable Communities, will be leading an event that hopes to answer these questions:

What are the elements that make up a pedestrian and bicycle friendly downtown? Learn what Fort Wayne can do to make our downtown more pedestrian and bicycle friendly. What are other successful communities doing? What are your questions?

Fore more information, check out The Good City’s new events page. When I find out more about what will actually happen at the event — Is it a presentation? A charrette? Very few details are on the city’s press release — I’ll post the information.


Entry filed under: city culture, Downtown, Jon Swerens, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , .

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  • 1. MichaelK  |  April 24, 2008 at 11:56 am

    My first suggestion? Getting downtown businesses and the like to install some bloody bike racks.

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