Active Erie Listening Sessions

What is Active Erie?
Active Erie is an active transportation plan to improve conditions for people walking and bicycling in the City of Erie. We envision a network of streets that are beautiful, comfortable, and safe community spaces where people want to be, whether they are walking, riding a bike, taking transit, or driving a vehicle.

What is Active Transportation?
Transportation plays a critical role in every community. It connects people to places they need to go and people they need to see. Everyone has a right to get to their destination safely, whether traveling by foot, bicycle, bus, or car. Active forms of transportation like walking and biking provide a convenient, healthy, and affordable way to get around Erie.

About the Plan
In October, 2019, the city of Erie began a master planning process that focuses on building a network of bike and pedestrian facilities throughout the community. The plan should be completed by the fall of 2020. The transportation firm of Whitman, Requardt and Associates LLP (WRA) was hired to help the city develop a plan that accommodates residents who use methods other than cars to get around our city.

WRA is helping the City develop goals and a roadmap for all residents that enhance their ability to get to work, schools, parks or their home in a safe and comfortable way. This study is led by a steering committee of various stakeholders who have a vested interest in mobility and public spaces.

For more information, or to take the survey, please visit

To participate, please register for one of the following listening sessions:

Listening Session 1
July 16, 2020 at 11 a.m.
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Listening Session 2
July 17, 2020 1 p.m.
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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