Public meeting to be held for NM Bike Plan in Las Cruces

Published: May 7, 2018 3:19 pmViews: 15

LAS CRUCES– The Transportation Department is hosting a public meeting to share the results of public input received late last year, technical analyses, and the draft key components of the NM Bike Plan: a prioritized statewide bicycle infrastructure network and design guidance.

During the month of May, New Mexico residents have an opportunity to learn about and comment on the future of bicycle infrastructure on New Mexico owned and maintained roadways across the state.

The plan considers how best to provide New Mexico residents and visitors with a safe and connected bicycle network on state maintained and owned roads and highways. The Transportation Department together with private consultants for the plan development, will be available to answer questions and discuss the long-term implementation strategy of the plan.

The public meeting will immediately follow a presentation to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) at the regularly scheduled BPAC Meeting from 5—6pm.

The meeting will overview of the statewide bicycle network and region specific maps, a summary of the NM Bike Plan methods and outputs as well as an opportunity to learn about and provide input on key components of the draft Prioritized Statewide Bicycle.

Additional information on the public meeting and reasonable accommodations are available by contacting the office directly. You can also review the draft plan components at the www.nmbikeplan.bhinc.com website.

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