A community coalition to promote bicycle & pedestrian safety in Gainesville and Alachua County, Florida.

Monthly Archives: September, 2007

Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Board Meeting, Tues. Sept 25, 7pm

Location: Alachua County Admin. Bldg., 12 South East 1st Street, in the 2nd floor Grace Knight Conference Room. For special accommodations or more information, call (352) 334-5070 or e-mail BikePed@cityofgainesville.org

Join BPAB as we “Run Bike Walk” at Homecoming 2007!

Come out and support members of the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Board (BPAB) as we “Run Bike Walk” in the Homecoming Parade 2007, from 12 noon to 2pm, Friday November 2nd. “This year’s parade promises to be one of the best, so get there early to claim your spot along University Avenue.”
We will be carrying our new [...]

October is Florida Greenways & Trails Month

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Greenways & Trails (OGT) is promoting October as Florida Greenways and Trails month.
Our goal is to have an event in every Florida County. Events including trail/trailhead dedications or openings, educational exhibits or workshops, trail rides or races, trail blazing, [...]

How does BPAB relate to the MTPO? What is the MTPO?

A Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is an agency in cities that have greater than 50,000 residents in a defined urban area, this agency coordinates various major transportation matters. MPO’s have responsibility for “planning, programming and coordination of federal highway and transit investments”. Locally, our MPO is referred to as the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO). [...]