It's a story 25 years in the making -- the city of Dallas finally wants to update and replace the 1985 Dallas Bike Plan, which should improve and expand bicycling culture and bicycle-related infrastructure. The best part? They want your help to do it.
Through a Bicycle Advisory Committee, the city hopes to include cycling enthusiasts who demonstrate:
“This is an opportunity to serve our community in a very meaningful and tangible way. The 15 committee members will inform the planning process from the community stakeholder and bicycle user perspectives”, said Theresa O’Donnell, Director of the Sustainable Development and Construction Department in a public press release.
“This committee’s main function will be to give timely input and feedback on the major draft components of the Plan, and a thorough and constructive review of the overall draft Plan,” she added.
The Bicycling Advisory Committee will meet as often as once a month over the next eight to 12 months.
Applications can be found at www.dallascityhall.com and are due by 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15.