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Escambia and Santa Rosa Bay Day

A program of BARC, the Bay Area Resource Council, Escambia County Bay Day is annual event in which 5th grade students from Escambia County are invited to participate in an interactive event staffed by environmental science professionals with the goal …


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WFRPC Seeks Additional Members for TPO Citizen Advisory Committees

The Transportation Planning Organizations (TPOs) of Florida-Alabama, Okaloosa-Walton and Bay County are looking for members for their Citizens Advisory Committees (CAC). The CACs are composed of residents in each TPO area interested in transportation planning projects. Members review TPO agenda …


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Transportation Planning Presentations Available for Your Organization

The West Florida Regional Planning Council is always looking for opportunities to gain public input on transportation planning including roadway capacity, freight, public transit, and bicycle and pedestrian needs. Public meetings are advertised and held as plans are updated, however …


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Why is it important for our local elected officials to invest in bicycle-pedestrian infrastructure?

The newly released publication, Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2014 Benchmarking Report, produced by the Alliance for Biking and Walking and the Center for Disease Control’s Healthy Community Design Initiative, offers in-depth information on the economic impact of investing in bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure including job creation, retail and residential housing sales and tourism. And quite simply, while populations grow, land mass does not; making alternative modes of transportation safe and accessible will better accommodate future growth.


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