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ODOT Outlines 5 Year Walking, Biking Plan

22 Jul , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

More and more Ohioans are walking and biking as a way to travel, either by choice or necessity. However, recent trends in safety, health, and demographics highlight the urgent need for safer, accessible, and more convenient options for walking and biking in communities across the state. In an effort to combat these trends and spur more strategic investment in infrastructure for pedestrians and bicyclists, the Ohio Department of Transportation is launching the first-of-its-kind Walk.Bike.Ohio plan. This plan was constructed based on input from local government partners, state agencies, and the public. More…

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Walk. Bike. Ohio — Walk. Bike. Richland County.

24 Feb , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Ohio Department of Transporation (ODOT) has been talking what it calls “active modes of transportation” as of late — walking and biking in particular.

To that end, the Department has taken research into these areas and input from meetings with stakeholders and created a plan of action. You are now invited to join in that process.

ODOT has released Walk.Bike.Ohio, Ohio’s first statewide plan for active modes of transportation. The themes, strategies and action steps contained in Walk.Bike.Ohio will address the plan’s goals of safety, equity, network connectivity, network utilization, preservation and quality of life. So many of our residents depend on walking or bicycling to remain mobile and connected; and so many also are choosing and prioritizing healthy, sustainable lifestyles. More…

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Park District Celebrates 25 Years Of The B&O Trail

13 Sep , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Richland County Park District is in the mood to celebrate.

It was 25 years ago on October 7 that the Richland B&O Trail began its existence and welcomed its first bikers, walkers, and joggers. To celebrate, the District is inviting you to do three things according to a recent social media post.

First, you are invited to watch a virtual tour of the Trail produced by the District and Matt Drones On; that video can be viewed here. More…

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