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County Board of Supervisors Vote: LA County Bike Plan

9:03 PM PST on January 27, 2012

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES BICYCLE MASTER PLAN

PROJECT NO. R2011-00874-(All Districts)

PLAN AMENDMENT NO. 2011-00005-(All Districts)

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT NO.  2011-00124-(All Districts)

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on the above matter on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 381B of the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Interested persons will be given an opportunity to testify.

The Board will also consider the certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program associated with this project.

General description of proposal:

The County of Los Angeles Bicycle Master Plan (Plan) is a sub-element of the Transportation Element of the Los Angeles County General Plan for the planning period 2012-32.

Plan Amendment No. 2011-00005-(All Districts) would repeal the 1975 Plan of Bikeways and adopt the Bicycle Master Plan. The Plan includes information about the type and location of existing and proposed bicycle support facilities in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.  The Plan recommends 832 miles of new bikeways throughout the County. The Plan also includes non-infrastructure programs that are essential facets of developing a bicycle friendly County, including education, encouragement, enforcement, and evaluation programs. The Plan also includes design guidelines for bicycle treatments, funding options, and a phased implementation strategy for the proposed bikeway facilities and programs. The Plan is a policy document that plans for bicycle infrastructure in the unincorporated County.

If you are unable to attend the public hearing but wish to send written comments regarding the project, write to the Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors, Zoning Section, Room 383, Los Angeles, CA 90012, or e-mail comments to PublicHearing@bos.lacounty.gov. Please indicate Project No. R2011-00874-(All Districts) in the subject line.  You may obtain additional information concerning this project by contacting Mr. Abu Yusuf at (626) 458-3940 or at ayusuf@dpw.lacounty.gov. Project materials are available for review online athttp://dpw.lacounty.gov/go/bikeplan and http://planning.lacounty.gov/case/view/bicycle_master_plan_update.

Assistive listening devices, agenda in Braille and/or alternate formats are available upon request.  American Sign Language interpreters, other auxiliary aids and services, or reasonable modifications to Board meeting policies or procedures to assist members of the disability community who would like to request a disability-related accommodation in addressing the Board are available, if requested, at least 3 business days prior to the Board meeting.  Later requests will be accommodated to the extent feasible.  Please telephone the Executive Office of the Board at (213) 974-1431 (Voice) or (213) 974-1707 (TTY), from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Translation devices are available in Spanish upon request.  For any languages other than Spanish, please call our Customer Service Center for assistance at(213) 974‑1411 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at least 3 days prior to the hearing.

If you have any questions regarding this hearing, please contact the Executive Office of the Board of Supervisors, Zoning Section, at (213) 974-1426.

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