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Meeting Notice: Indiana Bike Trails Task Force

INDIANAPOLIS (March 19, 2018) – The Indiana Bike Trails Task Force will convene on March 21, 2018 at 10 a.m. EST at the Indiana State Library, 315 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46202. The meeting will take place in the Author's Room.

The Indiana Bike Trails Task Force was established by the Indiana General Assembly in 2017 per House Enrolled Act No. 1174.  The Bike Trails Task Force was created to develop actionable concepts to connect existing bike trails throughout Indiana and to estimate the cost of the concept.  By July 1, 2019, the task force will present at least six innovative ways to fund the connections to the existing bicycle trails and will prepare a timeline that shows the phases of completion per each funding method.  In addition the report will include recommend changes to Indiana law to increase bicycle safety on trails and roadways.

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About Indiana Office of Tourism Development: 

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch oversees the Indiana Office of Tourism Development. Mark Newman serves as the agency's executive director. IOTD is dedicated to enhancing the economic vitality of Indiana through leadership and resource support to the Indiana travel industry. The tourism and hospitality industry is directly responsible for 155,200 jobs, generates over $1.4 billion in tax receipts and contributes $11.5 billion in revenue to Indiana businesses. For more information: www.VisitIndiana.com.