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Public Meeting: Union Avenue

UPDATE 6/24/2020 – Meeting Recording and Public Comment Period

Did you miss the virtual Union Avenue Public Meeting? You can watch it below and submit comments before July 7th, 2020 (details below the video).

As we shared before, we appreciate the addition of bike lanes on Union Avenue but there is space on Union Avenue to create a protected bike lane. Our proposed changes include:

The City of Cleveland’s goal for complete streets outlined in the City’s Complete & Green Streets Ordinance is to “provide safe and desirable travel for users of all ages and abilities” to that end a protected on-street connection on Union Avenue would provide a safe means for people of all ages and abilities to ride a bike through our neighborhood.

You can submit comments on the design prior to July 7, 2020 the following ways:

Original Union Avenue Virtual Meeting Notice

City proposed striping plan for Union Ave.

Cleveland City Planning will hold a community meeting in conjunction with the Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects, to share with residents and stakeholders the plan to repave Union Avenue. The complete project description below explains the scope of the project.

Important considerations for cyclists and pedestrians:

The meeting will be held via WebEx Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. (NOTE THIS IS A NEW DATE)

WebEx video link: https://cityclevelandoh.webex.com/cityclevelandoh/j.php?MTID=m9559df6bd6606284b26efaf2b1c6837f
Participants may also call in by dialing: 415-655-0003 and entering this code when prompted: 850 064 614

Our thoughts about the plan are below, feel free to borrow any when speaking up during the virtual meeting:

Feedback we will be submitting to the City for the Union Avenue project to ensure it is a safe, stress-free corridor for people biking and walking include:

Here is a rendering of our recommended striping plan for Union Ave.

Here is the meeting flyer: