From: Pam Girtman, Clackamas County Department of Public and Government Affairs, 503-742-4353 Date: 3-18-13

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Promote safe bicycling and walking by serving on the Clackamas County Pedestrian/Bikeway Advisory Committee

Clackamas County is seeking a volunteer to serve for three-year terms on the Pedestrian/Bikeway Advisory Committee. The committee advises the county on policies, regulation and ordinances that affect pedestrian and bicycle facilities in Clackamas County.

The committee's mission is to promote and encourage safe bicycling and walking as a significant means of transportation in Clackamas County. Its goals include:

  • the development of a coordinated system of safe and convenient bikeways and walkways,
  • financing options for bicycle and pedestrian projects, and
  • increased public awareness of bicycle and pedestrian issues.

The committee's accomplishments include developing the Clackamas County Bike It! map, a recently-implemented Bike Sign Plan for urban Clackamas County and a Bike Sign Plan for a portion of the rural county that is expected to be implemented by the end of 2013.

The Pedestrian/Bikeway Advisory Committee meets on the first Tuesday of every other month from 6:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Development Services Building in Oregon City.

Individuals interested in serving on this committee are asked to complete an application form and submit it no later than Thursday, April 10. Applications may be completed and submitted online through the county's website at www.clackamas.us/miscapp/application.jsp or by contacting Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs at 503-742-4353.

Additional information about on the Pedestrian/Bikeway Advisory Committee can be found at www.clackamas.us/engineering/pbac.html.

For more information: Lori Mastrantonio-Meuser, 503-742-4511, or Scott Hoelscher, 503-742-4524.

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