City of Irvine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #14-04-30
Subject: City of Irvine to Host Active Transportation Open House
Community encouraged to attend and provide feedback that will help guide development of a citywide Active Transportation Plan
Contact : Public Information Office, 949-724-6077, firstname.lastname@example.org
IRVINE, CA (April 30, 2014): The City of Irvine is hosting an Active Transportation Open House on Wednesday, May 20, from 6-8 p.m. at Sweet Shade Neighborhood Park (Multipurpose Room), 15 Sweet Shade, Irvine.
The Open House will present an opportunity for the community to walk through exhibits, ask questions, and provide feedback and input regarding biking and walking in the City of Irvine. A brief presentation will be given at 6:30 p.m., and will include an overview of the Active Transportation Plan, existing conditions in the City of Irvine, results of the Walk and Bike Survey and plans for a City of Irvine bike/pedestrian map.
Feedback received at the event will help guide the development of a citywide Active Transportation Plan, which has as its primary goal, to improve and promote the use of the City’s extensive network of bicycle and pedestrian trails. The Plan will assess potential barriers to walking and biking, research solutions to address those barriers, and provide guidelines that can be implemented in the Irvine context.
For additional event information, call 949-724-6288.
Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 242,651, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.