PUBLIC INPUT NEEDED: Bicycle and Pedestrian Regional Safety Plan

May 30, 2019 Home Page Comments Off on PUBLIC INPUT NEEDED: Bicycle and Pedestrian Regional Safety Plan

South Central Planning and Development Commission (SCPDC) is requesting public input for the regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Plan. The goal of this plan is the reduction of bicycle and pedestrian related crashes, serious injuries and fatalities within our seven-parish area including Assumption, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary and Terrebonne parishes.

 There are two ways you can participate.

 TAKE OUR ONLINE SURVEY: SCPDC has launched a new interactive digital survey that you can take using your phone, tablet or computer. In as little as 5-minutes you can be part of the planning process telling us your thoughts on funding priorities, your habits & needs, and even use an interactive mapping tool to zoom in and tell us your safety concerns and/or where you might want to see a new sidewalk or bike path. The survey can be found by visiting our website at www.scpdc.org.

PARTICIPATE IN ONE OF OUR WORKSHOPS: The public is also invited to participate through a series of short, interactive workshops that will be held throughout the month June for St. James, St. John the Baptist and St. Mary parishes.  If you miss the meetings or are unable to attend, please be sure to take the online survey mentioned above.

Both are designed to provide planners with needed local knowledge and expertise and provide opportunities for you to share safety concerns and potential solutions related to pedestrians and bicyclists in your neighborhood and throughout the region.

 Workshops are scheduled for:

St. James

June 4th, 5:30pm Courthouse Annex, 2631 Hwy 20, Vacherie.

June 20th, 5:30pm at the St. James Hospital Community Room, 1645 Lutcher Ave., Lutcher

St. John the Baptist

June 6th, 5:30pm at the Norris Millet, Sr. Library, 2920 Hwy 51, LaPlace

June 19th, 5:30pm at the Roland Borne, Sr. Library, 2979 Hwy 18, Edgard

St. Mary

June 13th, 5:30pm at the SLCC-Young Memorial Campus, 900 Youngs Rd. Morgan City

June 25th, 6:00pm at the Franklin City Hall, 300 Iberia St., Franklin

 

PROJECT MANAGER:

Stephanie Bruning

985-851-2900

stephanieb@scpdc.org

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Regional Transportation Safety Planner

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