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Residents to Learn Pedestrian and Bike Safety Strategies


April 13, 2007



Archived. This is an older press release from 2007 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2014 items.



What

Free "Monument Corridor Walkability Workshop" in English and Spanish will provide the Concord community with information about creating pedestrian and bicycle safe streets. Participants will be encouraged to discuss their vision of safe streets and a livable community.

Who

Popular walkability expert and certified planner Paul Zykofsky of the Local Government Commission will be the presenter. Mr. Zykofsky is fluent in English and Spanish. Interested residents and business owners are encouraged to attend.

The workshops are sponsored by the Monument Community Partnership, Contra Costa Health Services, the City of Concord and Kaiser Permanente. Funding provided by the California Kids' Plates Program

When

Thursday, April 19, 2007, 5 - 8 p.m. - Spanish
Saturday, April 21, 2007, 9:30 a.m. - noon - English

Where

Spanish Workshop
Cambridge Elementary School
1135 Lacey Lane
Concord, CA

English Workshop
Meadow Homes School
1371 Detroit Avenue
Concord, CA

Why

To help participants learn about reducing bicycle and pedestrian collisions and increase the bikeability and walkability through street design and pedestrian-oriented development. This workshop will help participants prepare for the upcoming Redevelopment Plan for Monument Boulevard.


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