Get About Columbia Moves But Continues On Projects

8 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Friday, September 03 2010 Sep 3, 2010 Friday, September 03, 2010 3:46:19 AM CDT September 03, 2010 in News
COLUMBIA - Get About Columbia's goal is to make people aware about active transportation like biking. The Federal Highway Administration gave Columbia 22 million dollars back in 2006 for the non-motorized transportation pilot program. So far Get About Columbia has only spent about half of that money, leaving plenty for new projects.

"The initial phase with the first office was to get public awareness and I think we got a lot of public awareness, but it really doesn't matter until you have stuff on the street that people can see. So I think it really helped getting things going and I think now seeing stuff on the street is the next phase," said Ted Curtis.

Get About Columbia continues to work on projects like sidewalks along stadium, trail improvements and the bike boulevard on Ash Street.

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