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Results from the District 6 Community Workshop


Summary

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.

Findings

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.

Strengths

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]




Weaknesses

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”


[Ungrouped and unthemed]



Opportunities

 

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


[Ungrouped and unthemed]


Threats

 

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.

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