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Ascension, E Baton Rouge, E Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St Helena, Tangipahoa, Washington, W Baton Rouge and W Feliciana
 
Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The Baton Rouge MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is established under the authority of the Baton Rouge MPO Transportation Policy Committee. The committee uses the 3-C (comprehensive, cooperative, continuing) transportation planning process while considering policies and studies appropriate to the committee.

The purpose of the Baton Rouge MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is to improve bicycling and pedestrian conditions for commuters, children and elderly, persons with disabilities and recreational bicyclists and walkers of the area. In addition the committee analyzes issues arising within the planning area of the transportation management area from a bicycle and pedestrian perspective and make recommendations to the MPO Transportation Technical Advisory and Policy Committees.

The membership of the Baton Rouge Area MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is inclusive of members from the following groups:

  • Representative from each of the local governments and/or the planning or public works departments (parishes and municipalities) within the Baton Rouge Transportation Management Area.
  • Representative from the State District Office of the Federal Highway and Federal Transit Administration if applicable.
  • The Bicycle/Pedestrian Planner from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • A representative from local bicycle clubs in the Baton Rouge Transportation Management Area.
  • Representatives from special interest groups such as the Baton Rouge Advocates for Safe Streets (BRASS), Sierra Club, pedestrian community, transit providers such as CATS and Reliant Transportation Inc., ADA community, council on aging such as BRCOA, universities and schools such as LSU, Southern, BRCC, technical colleges and school boards, Safety Council of LA, AAA, and interested citizens.
  • Representatives from park and recreation departments such as BREC.
  • Representative(s) from minority and low income areas.
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Bike/Ped Committee Bylaws
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