Public Invited to Review the Region’s Draft Active Transportation Plan
The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has made available for review and comment its draft Active Transportation Plan.
The Active Transportation Plan is focused on improving pedestrian, bicycle, and transit facilities across Central Ohio. It explores the current environment for walking and bicycling in local communities and provides a blueprint to guide the region toward a complete and connected, low-stress active transportation network.
The plan, which is being updated from the 2016 version, includes the following goals:
- Increase the safety of Central Ohio’s active transportation system
- Improve the level of comfort on Central’s Ohio’s active transportation system
- Expand the connectivity of Central Ohio active transportation network
- Increase access to active transportation infrastructure across Central Ohio
The draft plan focuses on the transportation planning area of Delaware and Franklin counties, as well as parts of Fairfield, Licking and Union counties.
Members of the public are encouraged to comment on the draft Active Transportation Plan, which can be viewed at morpc.org/atp. Comments can be submitted by email to email@example.com or in writing to MORPC, 111 Liberty Street, Suite 100, Columbus, Ohio 43215, Attn: Jennifer Noll, by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.
The plan will be considered for adoption by MORPC’s Community Advisory Committee, Transportation Advisory Committee and Transportation Policy Committee at their December meetings.