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Results from the District 6 Community Workshop


The District 6 Statewide Bicycle Planning Study Community Workshop was held at the University Center Rochester, Heintz Center, 1926 Collegeview Drive SE, Rochester from 4-6 PM on March 1, 2012. Approximately 30 people participated in the workshop.


Workshop  participants completed a S.W.O.T. (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis of  bicycling facilities in our State.   Following the S.W.O.T. analysis,  participants worked in small groups to organize their responses in themed categories. The themes were prioritized by the participants, unless otherwise noted, with theme prioritized as #1 being the  the most important.


Theme (noted as Priority #1): Quality System of Regional Trails

Theme (noted as Priority #2): MnDOT

Theme (noted as Priority #3): Public Support at All Levels

Theme (noted as Priority #4): Funding Support!!

[Ungrouped and unthemed]


Theme (noted as Priority #1a): Attitude

Theme (noted as Priority #1b): Funding

Theme (noted as Priority #2): Planning

Theme (noted as Priority #3): Infrastructure

Theme (noted as Priority #4): Education Resources “Pull”

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Theme (unranked by participants): Legislation

Theme (unranked by participants): Safety

Theme (unranked by participants): Marketing

Theme (unranked by participants): Funding

Theme (unranked by participants): Education

Theme (unranked by participants): Involvement

Theme (unranked by participants): Connections

Theme (unranked by participants): Plans

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Theme (noted as Priority #1): Funding

Theme (noted as Priority #2): Cooperation/collaboration

Theme (noted as Priority #3): Local Transport

Theme (noted as Priority #4): Education and Information

Theme (noted as Priority #5): Mixing transportation modes

[Ungrouped and unthemed]



Additional comments may also be provided to Greta Alquist through March 30, 2012.