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City to host 2 transportation workshops

Post Date:10/11/2019 8:43 AM

Contact:  Jason Bartolone, Communications Specialist   941-928-3988      jason.bartolone@sarasotafl.gov

 

Sarasota, FL:  The public has another opportunity to weigh in on the future of transportation in Sarasota when the City hosts two community workshops later this month.

The City is in the second phase of “Sarasota in Motion,” the first citywide transportation master plan. Sarasota in Motion will serve as a playbook for how the City not only invests in transportation infrastructure, but also how it achieves the community’s long-term quality of life goals.

Anyone who lives, works or plays in Sarasota is invited to attend one of the two upcoming workshops and share their thoughts on what they would change about the City’s transportation network, how our streets can be safer and how travel options can be expanded.

Both workshops will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, with two options offered that day: 

  • Workshop No. 1: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Selby Public Library auditorium, 1331 First St.
  • Workshop No. 2: 4-5:15 p.m. at Selby Goodwill Manasota-Newtown, 1781 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way 

Both meetings will cover the same material, so those interested can attend whichever option they prefer.

In addition to the workshops, an interactive online feedback map is now available at SarasotaInMotion.com. Citizens can zoom in on specific streets, intersections and routes on the interactive map and post their comments and ideas.

For more information on the transportation master plan, to provide your input or to subscribe to the Sarasota in Motion email list for future updates and events, visit SarasotaInMotion.com or email SarasotaInMotion@SarasotaFL.gov

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About the City of Sarasota:  Distinguished by U.S. News and World Report as the 18th Best Place to Live in the U.S., the City of Sarasota is a diverse community located on Florida’s Suncoast with 55,000 year-round residents, several internationally recognized cultural arts venues, stunning sunsets along Lido Beach, a 45-hole municipal golf course at the historic Bobby Jones Golf Club, and Major League spring training baseball with the Baltimore Orioles.  Learn more about us at www.SarasotaFL.Gov

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