"What Are the Prospects for a More Walkable/Bikeable 48th Avenue?"
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Place: Grand Valley State University Kirkhof Center, Room 2215
Who is specially invited: This forum is open to the public but isespecially aimed at informing the students who reside and study at the Grand Valley State University campus in Allendale.
Agenda and Speakers:
Moderator James Penn, Ph.D., Department of Geography and Planning
Introduction - A Chronology of the North-South Corridor Plan and quotes on the merits of widening and alternatives: Patricia Houser, Ph.D., Course Instructor for GPY 316: Introduction to Transportation Planning
Panelists (5 minutes each) speak on the topic:
Jerry Alkema, Supervisor of Allendale Township
Bob, Brown, Assistant Director of Facilities Planning at GVSU
James Kent, Michigan Department of Transportation
Thomas Tilma, Interim Director of the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition
Glenn Turek, Owner of Meadows Crossing
Questions and Comments--The last 1/2 hour of this meeting is open to your questions and comments.