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File #: 67103    Version: 1 Name: Proclaiming September 12-18, 2021, as Madison Bike Week in the City of Madison.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 8/31/2021 Final action: 8/31/2021
Enactment date: 9/7/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00560
Title: Proclaiming September 12-18, 2021, as Madison Bike Week in the City of Madison.
Sponsors: Grant Foster, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Christian A. Albouras, Brian Benford, Juliana R. Bennett, Sheri Carter, Nikki Conklin, Jael Currie, Tag Evers, Yannette Figueroa Cole, Keith Furman, Gary Halverson, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Patrick W. Heck, Lindsay Lemmer, Arvina Martin, Charles Myadze, Michael E. Verveer, Regina M. Vidaver, Nasra Wehelie
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
8/31/20211 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/24/20211 Council Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
Proclaiming September 12-18, 2021, as Madison Bike Week in the City of Madison.
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WHEREAS, Madison has been consistently recognized as one of the most bikeable cities in the United States, and is rated by the League of American Bicyclists as a Platinum “Bicycle Friendly Community”; and,

WHEREAS, Madison has a proud history of embracing biking as a safe, accessible, and sustainable form of transportation for people of all ages and abilities in our community; and,

WHEREAS, Madison has invested in and supported biking in our community, including through the creation of 66 miles of off-street paths and protected bikeways and 160 miles of bike lanes and bike boulevards; and,

WHEREAS, biking is among the most popular recreational activities for residents and guests in the city of Madison including on some of the most popular bike routes in the state including the Lake Loop and the Southwest Path; and,

WHEREAS, Bike Week is an opportunity to celebrate the transformational power of bicycles and an opportunity to come together with diverse stakeholders to raise awareness and inspire new riders; and,

WHEREAS, increasing bikeability for people of all ages & abilities has been identified as a key transportation strategy in the Madison Sustainability, Madison in Motion, and Imagine Madison plans and is an important element in the Vision Zero Action Plan and Complete Green Streets Plan that are in development; and,

WHEREAS, Wisconsin Bike Week is celebrated in cities across the state from September 12th through September 18th; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Madison, Madison Bikes and numerous local businesses and civic groups have collaborated to organize Madison Bike Week; and,

WHEREAS, Madison Bike Week is an opportunity to celebrate and promote biking in the City of Madison;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby proclaim September 12-18, 2021, as Madison Bike We...

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