Get involved with your community and help make the West End better for biking and walking
Neighborhoods across the City and region are forming what we call “bike/ped committees” to push for safer streets on a local level. These committees of concerned residents meet regularly to help set the agenda and provide the necessary expertise toward improving their communities. Starting or getting involved in your local neighborhood bike/ped committee is possibly the best way to become an advocate and amplify the voices of people who want safe places to bike and walk.
The West End
This network of advocates has been growing rapidly over the past few years. Up next to jump on the train is the neighborhood of the West End, in Councilwoman Theresa Kail-Smith’s District 2.
On Saturday, February 11, BikePGH will be collaborating with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-West End to facilitate the neighborhood’s first bike/ped committee. We’ll be looking for interested residents to help lead this group going forward. If you already know that you’re interested in helping to lead, please contact Eric Boerer at BikePGH: firstname.lastname@example.org
Additionally, City Planning’s Bike/Ped Coordinator, Kristin Saunders, will be attending and lead us through an exercise to gather input into the upcoming Citywide Bike Plan. This plan will set the priorities and agenda for future bicycle infrastructure development.
We need you! If you are interested in making the West End a bicycle and pedestrian friendly community, please come to this meeting and learn how you can plug in.
West End Bike/Ped Committee Meeting:
- Date: Saturday, February 11
- Time: 1pm-2:30PM
- Place: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-West End Branch
- Address: 47 Wabash St, Pittsburgh, PA 15220