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    • CENTRAL NEW YORK PATHWAYS: Connecting Healthy Communities 2010-2011
      • Make Central New York a healthy place where all human modes of travel are safe, accessible, and easy.
      • Create a clear, unified Citizens’ Plan for Action with specific goals for a connected network of routes for cycling, hiking, walking, and wheeling throughout Central New York
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      • CHALLENGE #1
      • CHALLENGE #2
      • Provide safety and security for walkers, hikers, and wheelchair users
      • Provide safety and security for cyclists
      • CHALLENGE #3
      • CHALLENGE #4
      • Teach everyone to share the road safely
      • Encourage walkable communities and accessible urban trails
      • CHALLENGE #1 RECOMMENDATIONS
      • CHALLENGE #1 STRATEGIES
      • Assessment of pedestrian intersections for safety
      • Sidewalk improvements
      • Provide tools for traffic calming and awareness
      • Make parking garages and lots safe/provide bike racks
      • Safe walking routes to school
      • Train, educate, market safety regulations
      • Citizen audits, report to DPW
      • Identify areas for repair/encourage Pedestrian Infrastructure Maintenance Plan
      • Construct calming measures at key intersections
      • Encourage owners/developers to include amenities for pedestrians and cyclers
      • Encourage walking to school wherever feasible
      • Solicit volunteers
      • CHALLENGE #2 RECOMMENDATIONS
      • CHALLENGE #2 STRATEGIES
      • Cycling infrastructure plan
      • Improve bicycle safety
      • Repair and maintain existing bicycle paths
      • Training for cyclists and drivers/observe regs.
      • Foster integration and coordination to assure connectivity and alignment of trails
      • Prepare bike lane master plan
      • More bike racks - everywhere
      • Keep bike lanes clear and unobstructed
      • Check traffic lights for safety for all users
      • Add signage re “share the road”
      • Educate public re cycling rules in NYS
      • CHALLENGE #3 RECOMMENDATIONS
      • CHALLENGE #3 STRATEGIES
      • Training and education for drivers and pedestrians
      • Awareness of bicycle and pedestrian regulations
      • Foster integration and coordination to assure connectivity and alignment of all trails
      • Use Department of Motor Vehicles manual as resource
      • Research existing models
      • Support and promote bicycling programs for children and adults
      • Identify common language for consistent communication
      • Conduct ongoing forums and use new avenues of communication i.e. Google docs
      • CHALLENGE #4 RECOMMENDATIONS
      • CHALLENGE #4 STRATEGIES
      • Develop Resource Directory to include maps
      • Create designated website devoted to safe trails for walking, hiking, cycling, and wheeling
      • Validate health benefits of walking, hiking, cycling
      • Create aps for handheld instruments with historical, recreational, environmental information
      • Review collection of maps and resources – create a database and directory
      • Make information available to public – website
      • Collaborate with partners to create website
      • RECOMMENDATIONS
      • STRATEGIES
      • Connect trails and walking tours throughout city and county to eventually connect throughout NYS
      • Complete Loop the Lake trail around Onondaga Lake
      • Support plans for Erie Canalway trail through Syracuse
      • Support projects that promote healthy urban design
      • Create trails that are accessible to persons of all abilities
      • Improve air quality near trails and plant wind barriers
      • Collaborate with all partners and interested parties
      • YOUR comments, suggestions, ideas
      • Final report is distributed to:
      • Champions – government and business
      • Lead Persons – department heads
      • Organizations – nonprofits (hiking, cycling, social agencies i.e. Aurora, Arise, etc.)
      • Citizens
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        • Bernie Ellis
        • Bill Armbruster
        • Bill Lansley
        • Bob Ellis
        • Bob Haley
        • Brian Solomon
        • Chris Abbott
        • Chuckie Holstein
        • Crystal Etzel
        • Dan Ward
        • Danielle Krol
        • Deborah Spector
        • Don Hughes
        • Fran Gotcsik
        • Jason Warchal
        • Joe Palumbo
    • John Allen John Murray Jon Cooley Karen Billings Karyn Johnson Kathy Mogle Kay Wakeman Kevin Kosakowski Larry Bishop Laura J. Palmer Leiko Benson Lindsay Speicher Lisa Welch Martha Ryan Megan Costa Michael La Flair Paul Salvatore Mercurio Peter King Rachel May Russell Andrews Susan Pale Tyler Andre
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