Dimensions of Hawthorne-Weatherstone greenway bumpouts.
BPSC members from left: Paul Ash, Jaclyn Ray, and Pauly Tarricone.
Bloomington’s bicycle and pedestrian safety commission meeting on Sept. 11, 2023.
Justin Foster at BPSC meeting on Sept. 11, 2023
On Monday night, almost a year and a half after the first public meeting on the project, Bloomington’s bicycle and pedestrian safety commission (BPSC) voted unanimously in favor of the city staff’s proposed Hawthorne-Weatherstone greenway project.
At its August meeting, the BPSC had voted to put off any decision until its meeting this month. But the BPSC voted to to allow all the public comment on the topic to finish before adjourning last month.
The lack of any public time to comment on the project at Monday’s meeting proved to be a sore point for some resident attendees. It led to some animated exchanges between them and city planning staff, as well as BPSC members. Continue reading “Hawthorne-Weatherstone greenway gets greenlight at contentious commission meeting”
BPSC meeting (Aug. 14, 2023)
Regina Moore addresses the BPSC meeting (Aug. 14, 2023)
Jeff Richardson addresses the BPSC meeting (Aug. 14, 2023)
Andy Ruff addresses the BPSC meeting (Aug. 14, 2023)
Around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, about two dozen members of the public crammed into the McCloskey conference room at city hall.
They were there to hear the deliberations of the city’s bicycle and pedestrian safety commission (BPSC) on the Hawthorne-Weatherstone greenway project. Most were also there to weigh in with their own thoughts.
On Monday, the BPSC decided to put off their vote on the project, until their next monthly meeting, on Sept. 11. Continue reading “Vote on Hawthorne-Weatherstone greenway put off for a month by Bloomington bike, ped commission”