Walking and bicycle riding along the Oregon Coast is among life’s more pleasant and frequently spectacular experiences a human being can have. And it just so happens that Lincoln City planners are in the midst of developing a walking, hiking and biking master plan that the city will then carry out over the years ahead.
But before they finalize the plan, they want to hear from Lincoln City area residents as to what important aspects of the plan should be included, or perhaps taken out. So they are inviting the public to come down to City Hall and offer their observations and suggestions on how to make the plan the best it can be. As you walk in you’ll go from station to station, complete with maps, aerial photos and Google Earth images showing existing conditions and comments already made. They’ll ask you about safety and way-finding programs as well as a “design toolkit” showing needed bikeway and walkway improvements. Children are also invited to attend. They’ll be provided with coloring sheets and crayons but no supervised child care.
The Walking and Biking Plan is being funded by ODOT and is not expected to be formally adopted by the City Council until next fall.
Again, that’s Saturday, January 28th, 11:30am to 2:30pm in the Lincoln City Council Chambers at City Hall at 801 SW Highway 101. Parking and bike racks are available at the south end of he building accessed off SW Harbor Avenue (rooftop parking). Additional bike racks and handicapped parking are available in front of City Hall near the elevator entrance.