Tacoma looking for new members for bike, pedestrian advisory group

The City of Tacoma is looking for two residents for its Bicycle and Pedestrian Technical Advisory Group. A youth representative, age 16-18, is also needed.

The 8-member group formed in 2013 to help guide the city’s Transportation Commission on active transportation issues. Meetings are 5:30-7:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market Street.

According to a statement released by the city, Preference will be given to people living in Districts 4 and 5 “to ensure a range of perspectives and expertise. Residents with knowledge or first-hand experience about pedestrian, bicycle, health, parks and Americans with Disabilities Act issues are particularly encouraged to apply.”

To apply visit cityoftacoma.org and send applications, due Feb. 12, to Application to Tacoma Active Transportation Coordinator Diane Wiatr at dwiatr@cityoftacoma.org or call 253-591-5380.