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Public Service Announcement

(Monday, July 8/2002)- Halifax Regional Municipality and EDM Environmental Design and Management Limited are holding a series of public meetings to encourage citizen input into the HRM Bike Plan. The first one is tonight.

The Plan will establish a strategy and specific projects to promote bicycling as a mode of transportation in HRM. The goal is to create a municipality where bicycling is a safe, appealing and efficient means of getting around.

The Bike Plan Study is seeking public consultation on projects, priorities, and policies to be included in the plan.

Public meetings will be held July 8-11 in various locations throughout HRM. Bicycle transportation planners from Canada and the USA will be on-hand to help facilitate the discussion.


Monday July 8 (Halifax) 7:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. NS Museum of Natural History - Auditorium

Tuesday July 9 (Dartmouth) 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. Alderney Gate Library - H. Creighton Room

Wednesday July 10 (Burnside) 12 noon to 1 p.m. Metro Transit (200 Ilsley) - Training Room

Wednesday July 10 (Sackville) 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sackville Public Library (636 Sackville Dr.)

Thursday July 11 (Spryfield) 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. Captain William Spry Centre (CMR room)

All citizens who attend a meeting (or send in a written contribution to the plan) are eligible to enter a draw to win a new bicycle. Contest closes July 12. The winning entrant will be notified by phone, email, or postal mail.


Wayne Groszko
HRM Bicycling Co-ordinator
(902) 490-6993

Gordon Smith or Hanita Koblents
EDM Environmental Design
and Management
(902) 425-7900

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