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Walkers and cyclists: Take a survey to share your input on conditions and desired improvements

Posted March 9, 2018

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Bicyclists and recreational walkers are encouraged to tell a consortium of organizations about their experiences on local roads and trails.

The City of Fort Worth, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Streams & Valleys, Tarrant Regional Water District and Blue Zones Fort Worth are joining forces to make transportation and recreation options better than ever. Together, the groups are updating the city’s bicycle and pedestrian plans, creating the first trails master plan and studying the Trinity River and Trails network. It’s a huge undertaking, and your help is needed.

Take a moment to complete a survey and share where you go, what you do when you get there and how your route could be made safer and smoother. Also, what amenities would enhance your experience? And are there any barriers that make your route difficult or problematic?

The City of Fort Worth will be holding public meetings on the Active Transportation Plan. Residents, business owners and anyone interested in shaping the future of Fort Worth’s citywide bike and pedestrian network are encouraged to attend:

March 20, 6 p.m., Central Library, 500 W. Third St.
March 22, 6 p.m., Northwest Branch Library, 6228 Crystal Lake Drive.
March 26, 6 p.m., Western Hills United Methodist Church, 2820 Laredo Drive.
March 27, 6 p.m., Tarrant County College Opportunity Center, 5901 Fitzhugh Ave.

Report hazardous road, trail or sidewalk conditions online or call 817-392-1234.

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Litter Cleanup at Chisholm Trail: 9 a.m. Sept. 22, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 McPherson Blvd.

North Beach Street Public Art Kick-off Event: 9 a.m. Sept. 22, 2018; Fort Worth Police Department Sixth Patrol Division, 8755 N. Riverside Drive.

Responsible Pet Ownership Class (Spanish): 9 a.m. Sept. 22, 2018; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Adoption Center, 4900 Martin Street.

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection: 9 a.m. Sept. 22, 2018; MET Church , 11301 Old Denton Rd.

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting: 9 a.m. Sept. 24, 2018; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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Building Standards Commission Meeting: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 24, 2018; Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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Task Force on Race and Culture: 5 p.m. Sept. 24, 2018; University Christian Church, 2720 S University Drive.

Joint Meeting of Fort Worth Housing Finance Corporation and Fort Worth Local Development Corporation: 2 p.m. Sept. 25, 2018; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Fort Worth Local Development Corporation: 2 p.m. Sept. 25, 2018; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. Sept. 25, 2018; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Active Transportation Projects Open House: 6 p.m. Sept. 25, 2018; Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W 3rd St.

City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Sept. 25, 2018; Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

City Plan Commission Work Session: noon Sept. 26, 2018; City Hall, Second Floor, Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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City Plan Commission Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. Sept. 26, 2018; City Hall, Second Floor, Council Chambers, 200 Texas Street.
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Hemphill Street Improvements Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26, 2018; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill St.

Breakfast at the BAC: Soft Skills of Leadership: 7:30 a.m. Sept. 27, 2018; James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway.
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Quickbooks for Beginners - Desktop and Online Editions: 9 a.m. Sept. 27, 2018; James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, 1150 S. Freeway.
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