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A few updates on bicycle issues discussed at recent city meetings

There have been a few items deliberated at city meetings over the past few weeks that are related to bicycling in Stevens Point. I will briefly mention these below. Angle parking on Ellis St and the effect on the signed … Continue reading

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Stevens Point poised to create new gap in existing signed bicycle route along Ellis St

At the upcoming Stevens Point Board of Public Works meeting on Monday January 11, the city will consider an ordinance to make Ellis St one-way westbound on the one block between Church St and Strongs Ave. This block of Ellis … Continue reading

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Report from the December 2015 Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meeting

At the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meeting held yesterday, approximately half of the meeting was spent listening to a presentation from Joe Ancel representing River Riders Bike Share, a bike share program in Wisconsin Rapids that completed its first … Continue reading

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Apply today to serve on the Stevens Point Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

An opportunity is available to Poky Pedalers interested in directly influencing bicycling and walking policy within the city of Stevens Point. The city has announced that there is a vacancy on the Stevens Point Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee. Applications … Continue reading

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Elders experiencing city sights via pedicab rides: Could Cycling Without Age come to Stevens Point?

I want to share what I’ve learned about a wonderful program called Cycling Without Age that provides opportunities for elderly to experience their city from the viewpoint of a bicycle. I have heard that there are efforts underway to get … Continue reading

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Report from the November 2015 Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meeting

The November meeting of the Stevens Point Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee took place earlier today. Besides the five committee members and Kyle Kearns of the Stevens Point Economic Development Dept, five members of the public also attended. Today’s meeting … Continue reading

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Report from the October 2015 Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meeting

The Stevens Point Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee met earlier today to discuss several topics. The meeting was well attended, with 7 community members present in addition to the 5 committee members, Stevens Point Director of Public Works Scott Schatschneider, … Continue reading

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Stevens Point poised for better biking and walking accommodations after adopting Portage County Bike/Ped Plan

Last night at the monthly Stevens Point Common Council meeting, the Council unanimously voted to adopt the portion of the Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan pertinent to the city of Stevens Point. Although the Portage County Board of Supervisors … Continue reading

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The Stevens Point Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee: An introduction and a report from the 9/15 meeting

The city of Stevens Point recently created a Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee to offer guidance to city staff about how to improve bicycling and walking in Stevens Point. This 5-member committee is comprised of residents appointed by Stevens Point … Continue reading

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Stevens Point Plan Commission votes to recommend adoption of the Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

Earlier this evening, the Stevens Point Plan Commission deliberated on whether or not to adopt the portions of the Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan that are pertinent to the city of Stevens Point. The full plan is a county-wide … Continue reading

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