Forward La Crosse Announces November Drop-In Open Houses for the City of La Crosse’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
La Crosse, WI (October 17, 2023): The City of La Crosse’s Forward La Crosse is further encouraging public involvement in the planning process with multiple open houses and discussion opportunities as part of the 2023-2024 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan update.
During the drop in open houses, the public will have the opportunity to share their insight on their lived experience of bicycling and walking in La Crosse today and identify strategies aimed at enhancing safety and comfort for individuals traveling via active transportation. Attendees will also be given the chance to provide feedback on the overarching objectives of the plan and pinpoint particular locations where safety concerns and obstacles to walking, cycling, or rolling are observed.
Open House South: Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
When: Monday November 6th, from 4:30-7:30 pm (drop in)
Where: South Side Neighborhood Center, 1300 6th St S, La Crosse, WI
Open House North: Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
When: Tuesday, November 7th | Two sessions: 10am – 12pm and 4:30 – 7pm (drop in)
Where: Black River Beach Neighborhood Center, 1433 Rose Street, La Crosse, WI.
Feedback is also welcome online, where members of the public can participate in the planning process by sharing details of their experience with biking and walking in La Crosse.
The campaign’s objective is to revise the City’s 2012 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, aiming to enhance bicycle and pedestrian transportation infrastructure and education across the City of La Crosse Additionally, it seeks to uphold or enhance its recognition by the League of American Bicyclists as a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community.
Additional information may be found at https://forwardlacrosse.org
About the City of La Crosse Planning and Development Department
The mission of the City of La Crosse Planning and Development Department is to improve the conditions of life in La Crosse through expert advisement of economic, environmental, and social data, through recommendations to the public, policymakers, and partners, and to foster a civic spirit that desires a condition of sustained improvement to the city for future generations. Services include Community Development & Housing, Economic Development, Heritage Preservation, and Planning.