FULL HOUSE—Chairs R. Daniel Lavelle and Ray Gastil open the first meeting of the Affordable Housing Task Force in the CityStats Conference Room in the City-County Building, July 30, 2015. (Courier File Photo/J.L. Martello)

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City of Pittsburgh

Public Meeting

GAP to the Point –

Bicycle Facilities

The City of Pittsburgh, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT) District 11-0 and the Federal Highway Administration, is hosting a public meeting to discuss the proposed GAP to the Point project located in City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County. The purpose of this meeting is to present the proposed project scope and schedule. Further, the City of Pittsburgh and its consultants will be available to answer questions about the project.

This project will add bicycle facilities to Downtown Pittsburgh extending from Smithfield Street and Fort Pitt Blvd to Point State Park. Aspects including the addition of bicycle lanes, narrowing of travel lanes, removal of travel lanes and removal of parking along the project route will be discussed. The Market Square Historic District, the Smithfield Street Bridge, Forks of the Ohio, Firstside Historic District, Pittsburgh Renaissance Historic District, and The Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania Headquarters Building are all in the project area.

When: December 14, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Location: Thayer Hall JVH Auditorium

Point Park University, 201 Wood Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

For more information contact:

Kristin Saunders

Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator

E-mail: Kristin.saunders @pittsburghpa.gov

Telephone: 412-429-4928

*The plans viewing location is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition, if you or an individual with whom you are familiar does not speak English as their primary language and who has a limited ability to read, write, speak, or understand English desires to view these plans or if you require special assistance to view the plans or need additional information please contact Richard Meritzer, the ADA Coordinator at the City of Pittsburgh, at richard.meritzer@pittsburghpa.gov or 412-255-2102.

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