2017 PUBLIC OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES
The first round of outreach sessions took place in Spring and Summer 2016. The second round of outreach sessions (like the one pictured above) took place in communities throughout the region during February, March, and early April 2017. Residents and visitors met project staff, learned about the draft plan, and provided input. The 2017 input sessions included the following:
- Tuesday, February 7, 11 am to 1 pm, at Whiteville Town Hall, 26 Hill Plaza, Whiteville, NC, 28472.
- Saturday, February 11, 10 am to 12 pm, at the Brown Dog Coffee Company, 103A W Fremont Street, Burgaw, NC, 28425.
- Wednesday, February 15, 11 am to 1 pm, at Shallotte Crossing shopping center, in front of Belk, 130 Shallotte Crossing Pkwy #1, Shallotte, NC 28470
- Saturday, March 11, 11 am to 1 pm, at 102 Town Hall Drive, Leland, NC 28451. This is during the Town's "Bark in the Park" event.
- Friday, March 24, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, at the Cape Fear Farmer's Market, 106 Martin Luther King Drive, Elizabethtown, NC 28337
- Friday, April 14, 12:30 am to 2:30 pm, at the Surf City Welcome Center (in the beach access pavilion), 102 N Shore Dr, Surf City, NC 28445
- Saturday, April 15, 9am to 11am at the Downtown Wilmington Riverfront Farmers' Market, North Water St & Riverfront Park, Wilmington, NC 28401
- Saturday, April 15, 12pm to 2pm at Greenfield Lake Park, 1739 Burnett Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28401
ONline COMMENT FORM
ONline Input Map
Please use this online map to share your thoughts by adding points and lines directly to the map. What are your favorite routes for bicycling? Where would you like to see improvements? Where are the locations of key barriers to your bicycle trip? What regional destinations are most important to reach by bicycle? We will use this information to identify existing bicycle conditions and discover opportunities to create a more bicycle-friendly region.
A series of public outreach materials have been developed across several mediums to communicate the purpose of this plan and gather local insight. Your support is needed from the regional level to the neighborhood level. The toolkit consists of:
Clicking each image to the right and below will provide access to that component of the toolkit.
These mediums are for your disposal - whether spreading the word via social media, posting flyers on public bulletins (11x17 poster), distributing business cards and comment forms (online version as well), or using the powerpoint to present to local and regional organizations, you will have made a meaningful impact.
Please share your photos of the Cape Fear region! The Cape Fear region covers a large and varied landscape with many opportunities (and challenges) for riding a bicycle. In addition to the outreach methods noted above, please share your insight through any exemplary photos of the Cape Fear region that you have by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.