Wednesday, June 6, 2012

SWFBUD Proud To Be Part Of Speakers Supporting Friendship TrailBridge Plan Before The Hillsborough County Commissioners This Morning

I was joined by more than a half-dozen speakers such as Ben Ritter of the Florida Gulf Coast Paralyzed Veterans of America (below), Ken Cowart below who spoke and then listened to County Commissioner Victor Crist praise the FTB report (below Ben Ritter photo), Seminole Heights resident Susan Long who explained that her kids left Tampa because the region needs amenities such as the Friendship TrailBridge and Seminole Heights bicyclist Margaret Shepherd, wlo listened below to Ken Cowart address the commission.

W e also had other speakers including plan co-author Kevin Thurmon and bridge advocate Neil Constentino, while Hillsborough-Tampa Bicycle Pedestrian Chairman Jim Shirk and Jordan Miller of Velo Champ bicycle shop in Seminole Heights also attended. I submitted a BPAC letter signed by chairman Shirk backing the FTB project.

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