For background on what this project is about, read this post.
Final Draft of Full Plan Document
The final draft of the full plan document is now available. Links to this document are available from this blog post on the official project website. I have reproduced the links from that post below. (Note the sizes of these files before downloading – some are large.)
- Text of bike/ped plan final draft (PDF, 9 MB, about 200 pages)
- Maps from bike/ped plan final draft (PDF, 44 MB, 14 maps)
- Safe Routes to School appendix from bike/ped plan final draft – not included in the above (PDF, 140 MB, 188 pages)
The meeting originally scheduled for Monday February 17 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled. Information about what was originally planned for that meeting follows.
A meeting to present and discuss the content of the final draft of the plan document will take place on (reschedule date/time/place TBD).
The Portage County Planning and Zoning Committee will be present along with the three project committees which have spent the past year guiding the bike/ped planning process: the Urban and Rural Steering Committees and the Technical Committee.
This meeting is open to the public.
Here are links to the agenda documents for the meeting (from the official project website):
- (reschedule date TBD) meeting agenda
- Memo about (reschedule date TBD) meeting
- Minutes from December meeting
According to project staff, comments from the public will be taken for at least 10 days after this meeting. This will be followed by a final open house to solicit more feedback. Then the three bike/ped plan committees will meet to vote on approving the final plan.
After this, the final plan will be brought before the March meeting of the Portage County Planning and Zoning Committee for approval. Following that, the final plan will be voted on by the Portage County Board of Supervisors, probably at their April meeting.
Approval by the county board would make this bike/ped plan an official planning document for the county. The county could then start working to implement recommendations from the plan.
PPSP Posts: Below is a list of all previous PPSP posts on this project (most recent first):
- 2/17/14: Tonight’s Portage County Bike/Ped Plan meeting cancelled
- 2/12/14: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan: Presentation of Final Plan Document Monday
- 12/4/13: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan: Draft plan document now available for public comment
- 11/26/13: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan: Open House on December 3, plus more news
- 11/12/13: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan: Report on November steering committee meetings
- 11/8/13: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan: Steering committees will meet on Monday 11/11
- 10/2/13: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan: Report on October steering committee meetings
- 9/26/13: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan: Steering committees will meet on Tuesday 10/1
- 7/9/13: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan: Report on July steering committee meetings
- 7/4/13: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan: Steering committees meet Monday 7/8
- 5/27/13: Friday deadline for Bike/Ped Plan interactive map and survey feedback
- 5/16/13: Report on the May committee meetings for the Portage County Bike/Ped Plan
- 5/10/13: Portage County Bike/Ped Plan committee meetings scheduled May 14 & 15
- 4/28/13: Portage County residents asked to share biking, walking habits via online survey
- 3/7/13: Report on Portage County Bike/Ped Plan March 6 Steering Committee Meetings
- 3/3/13: This Wednesday 3/6: Attend the Portage County Bike/Ped Plan Steering Committee Meetings
- 3/2/13: Report on Public Workshop for the Portage County Bike/Ped Plan
- 2/22/13: Have Something to Say About Biking/Walking? Be Heard at the Public Workshop This Thursday 2/28
- 2/6/13: New Interactive Map Tool: Now You Can Share Your Most Loved/Hated Spots for Biking & Walking
- 1/30/13: Report on First Steering Committee Meeting for the Portage County Bike/Ped Plan
- 1/24/13: Urban & Rural Committees for Portage County Bike/Ped Plan Meet on Tuesday 1/29
- 1/20/13: Portage County Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning Project Has Begun
Disclosure: Bob Fisch, Chief Bike Fun Officer of Poky Pedaling Stevens Point, is a member of the Urban Steering Committee for the Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Project. Posts about this project appearing on the PPSP website are part of a broader PPSP effort to keep readers informed of bikey news in our area. Nothing posted on the PPSP website should be considered to be official communication from the Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Project. The official website for this project can be accessed at http://portagecobikepedplan.wordpress.com.