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Thursday, June 24, 2010
Bike "town hall" to air Rickenbacker safety
Coral Gables Commissioner Ralph Cabrera and County Commissioner Carlos Gimenez will sponsor another of their bicycle town hall meetings on Thursday, July 1. The main topic will be what to do with the money that Gimenez got the County Commission to reserve for safety measures on the Rickenbacker Causeway and Crandon Boulevard. A 25-cent set-aside from every Rickenbacker toll was one of the county's responses to the hit-and-run death of South Miami bicyclist Christoph Le Canne back in January. The commission also ordered the reopening of Fire Station 15 at 2 Crandon Blvd. in an effort to shorten response time at emergencies on the causeway, and both county and Miami city police have been noticeably more vigilant against speeding out there.
WHAT: Cycling Community Meeting
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. July 1
WHERE: Coral Gables Youth Center auditorium, 400 Anastasia Ave.