FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media contact: Ruth Ruiz, (714) 765-5060 office, (714) 420-7797 mobile
ANAHEIM BICYCLE MASTER PLAN UPDATE. COMMUNITY INVITED TO PARTICIPATE
ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 18, 2014) The City of Anaheim is updating its Bicycle Master Plan, and the community is invited to offer their feedback either online or by attending any of the upcoming special community meetings.
Online, residents can visit www.anaheim.net/anaheimoutdoors to access the Bicycle Master Plan webinar, participate in an online survey and to learn more about how the City is seeking to enhance non-motorized connections throughout Anaheim through its Anaheim Outdoors Connectivity Plan.
Residents can also attend any of the following community meetings this week, as listed below. All meetings will begin at 7 p.m.
West: Monday, August 18, West Anaheim Youth Center, 320 S. Beach Blvd.
South: Tuesday, August 19, Euclid Library, 1340 S. Euclid St.
Central: Wednesday, August 20, Downtown Anaheim Community Center, 250 E. Center St.
East: Tuesday, August 26, Canyon Hills Library, 400 S. Scout Trail
Key objectives of the Anaheim Outdoors Connectivity Plan are to identify opportunities to create a minimum of 100 acres of new public green space throughout the City, and reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions to levels consistent with the California Global Warming Act of 2006. By providing improved bike routes and walkways that encourage alternative modes of transportation, overall personal health and fitness can be improved and GHG emissions associated with automobiles will be reduced.
For more information on the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 346,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks, the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim GardenWalk, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.