Category: Harrisonburg bicycle and pedestrian plan

Help Develop Bike-Ped Plan with Super Cool Wikimap

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Metropolitan Planning Organization (HRMPO) is in the process of developing a bicycle and pedestrian plan for the region. We are now entering a new phase of public input where we would like to get more specific about locations that could use improvements to pedestrian or bicycle infrastructure. We’ve developed an online map at wikimap/project120.htm where…
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May 3, 2013 4

Johnston resigns to spend more time with Albino Rabbit

Paul “P. J.”  Johnston announces his retirement from the City of Harrisonburg Bicycle – Pedestrian Subcommittee. Reflecting on his tenure on the Bike-Ped Subcommittee,  Johnston could barely contain his emotions.  “I have volunteered advocating for bicycle infrastructure in the city since 2000 and I have happily served on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee  since its inception in 2010. However,…
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November 21, 2012 0

City Council approves $1M for greenways (DNR)

Daily News-Record (Harrisonburg, VA) October 24, 2012 Section: News (Local) Surplus Finding Its Path PRESTON KNIGHT HARRISONBURG – City Council unanimously approved a plan to spend $4.76 million of reserve surplus funds on various capital projects Tuesday night, delighting a crowd that packed its South Main Street chambers. Of the surplus appropriation, $600,000 goes to…
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October 24, 2012 0

Pack the City Council Chambers!

With the City on the verge of committing over 1 Million dollars to the Bluestone and Northend Greenway Trails, we need your help. Come to the City Council Chambers on Tuesday, October 23rd at 7pm to show your support!  Arrive early and bring a friend!

October 18, 2012 0

DNR Covers Bike/Ped Workshop Co-Hosted by the SVBC

DNR Covers a Unique Bicycling and Walking Workshop Posted by Kyle September 22, 2012 Officials Discuss Bike, Pedestrian Plans Funding, Safety Focus Of Workshop Posted: September 22, 2012 By PRESTON KNIGHT Jessica Witt rides her bike down South Main Street on Friday. Area officials and advocates met during a workshop Friday morning at the Lucy…
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September 22, 2012 0

Alta Planning and Design Comes to Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg was very lucky to have two representatives from Alta Planning and Design make the journey to the Friendly City to engage local advocates about local cycling issues and potential for future infrastructure improvements. In the picture above, local advocates talk about the potential for transforming Federal Street into a bike specific (maybe car free?)…
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January 18, 2012 0