March 6 Steering Committee Meeting Packets Now Available

Packets for the March 6 meetings of the Portage County Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Urban and Rural Steering Committees are now available. The packet contains the meeting agenda, a memo summarizing the agenda, draft minutes from the last meeting, and sample Safe Routes to School audit and recommendation maps.


Plan Workshop – Get Involved!

What: A workshop to gain local knowledge and information about bicycling and walking in the area. The workshop will include group discussions targeted at specific topics related to bicycling and walking, as well as opportunities for general discussions and input about bicycling and walking.

When: Thursday, February 28 (see below for the full schedule)

Where: Conference Rooms 1&2, 1462 Strongs Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54481

An informational flier and agenda for the workshop can be downloaded here (123KB PDF).

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FREE Teaching Safe Bicycling Course (DOT)

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WIDOT) and Portage County have partnered to provide a FREE “Teach Safe Bicycling” Course locally.  The training will be held at the Portage County Annex Building, 1462 Strongs Ave, on Saturday May 11th , 2013.  From 8:00am to 4:30pm. You can find the registration form here. Please contact the WIDOT at (608) 267-3154, if you have any questions.

Funding for this is provided by Wisconsin Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration