St. Pete Seeks Ideas on Improving City Streets
St. Pete officials want to improve the city’s streets to better accommodate a variety of users, including walkers, bicyclists and motorists.
ST. PETERSBURG – City officials will hold a series of public workshops for the Complete Streets Implementation Plan beginning Monday (March 20).
The purpose of these workshops is to gain public input on how to improve St. Petersburg’s streets to better accommodate a variety of users, including walkers, bicyclists, motorists, those with disabilities, users and operators of public transit, seniors, children, and movers of commercial goods. Residents are encouraged to share ideas that will be used to help the city with determining the focus of future transportation projects.
All meetings will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Meeting dates and locations:
Monday (March 20), St. Petersburg College Midtown, 1300 22nd St. S
Tuesday (March 21), Willis S. Johns Center, 6635 Dr. M.L. King Jr. St. N
Wednesday (March 22), St. Petersburg College Allstate Center, 3200 34th St. S
Thursday (March 23), West St. Petersburg Library, St. Petersburg College Gibbs Campus, 6605 5th Ave. N
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.
For information about St. Petersburg’s Complete Streets program, go to stpete.org.
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