The city is looking for volunteers to help count how many people walk or ride their bikes in Bellingham Sept. 30–Oct 2.
Volunteers are needed from 7 to 9 a.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. each of those days.
The count is part of a state Department of Transportation study to figure out how many pedestrians and bicyclists use public trails, bike lanes, sidewalks and other spaces around the state. The DOT uses counts from a few dozen cities to evaluate how well current projects have worked and what the demand might be for planning.
This will be Bellingham’s seventh year participating in the count.
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To volunteer, contact Kim Brown, transportation options coordinator for the city, at 360-778-7950 or firstname.lastname@example.org.