City manager Penny Ballem said recently that a pedestrian advisory committee will be formed as the city works on a new transportation plan. Meanwhile, the city's engineering department is revising its entire outlook on pedestrians by including them in a new department they're calling "Active Transportation."
Reporter Allen Garr writes:
"It includes all human-powered methods of moving. Actually, rather than have a pedestrian advisory committee, don't be surprised if they are blended with the cyclists into an active transportation advisory committee."