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SEMCOG asks for public comment on bicycle & pedestrian mobility plan in SE Michigan

Posted: 9:30 AM, Feb 14, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-14 09:30:40-05
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(WXYZ) — The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is asking the public to give comments on a Bicycle and Pedestrian Mobility plan for metro Detroit.

SEMCOG is building on its 2014 "Bicycle and Pedestrian Travel Plan for Southeast Michigan" which works to expand options for pedestrian and bicycle mobility in the area. You can read the 116-page plan here, or the appendix here.

According to SEMCOG, the plan is the result of engagement from a bicycle and pedestrian task force which includes 70 representatives from local governments, state and federal agencies, nonprofits, research and education and institutions and other organizations.

The task force met five times over the course of a year-long planning service to establish the framework for this place.

You can send written comments to SEMCOG Information Center, 1001 Woodward Avenue, Suite 1400, Detroit, MI 48226; send faxes to 313-961-4869; call 313-324-3330, or e-mail Watch a video with additional information. Comments can be made in person at the following meetings:

  • Executive Committee, February 21, 2020, 1 p.m., SEMCOG Offices, 1001 Woodward Ave., Suite 1400, Detroit, MI 48226; discuss plan and approve for adoption.
  • General Assembly, March 19, 2020, 4:30 p.m., Schoolcraft College – VisTaTech Center, 18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, MI 48152; discuss and adopt plan.