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Posted on: September 10, 2020

‘Town Talks’ Continue With Discussion on Transportation and Traffic

Edina, Minn., Sept. 8, 2020 – Transportation Planner Andrew Scipioni will continue the City of Edina’s “Town Talks” with a virtual discussion about transportation and traffic from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16.  

Hosted by City Manager Scott Neal, the Town Talk will start with a formal presentation on some of the City’s goals related to transportation planning and what staff is doing to meet them. Topics will include CloverRide; electric vehicle strategy; travel demand management; sidewalks and bicycle facilities; speed limits; and partnerships with other agencies, including Metro Transit, Hennepin County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation. An open forum will follow to allow residents and staff the opportunity to discuss the topic of the night and ask questions. Engineering Director Chad Millner will also be available during the open forum to help answer questions.

“Though Edina is nearly fully developed, its transportation system continues to evolve to meet the needs and challenges of the community,” says Scipioni. “The primary focus of today’s transportation planning is not on building new roads, but managing the existing and future network to achieve efficiency, livability, safety and sustainability.”

The discussion will be held via Webex. Here’s how to access the Webex event:

Attendee link: bit.ly/TownTalkTraffic

Event number: 133 680 6234

Event password:  57931

You may also call in to listen by dialing 415-655-0001 with access code 133 680 6234.

Materials for the Town Talks will be available on BetterTogetherEdina.org for a week following the presentation. Additional questions and comments may be posted there for staff members.

The Town Talk will be recorded for broadcast on Edina TV and available for online viewing.

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