Waxahachie has a great opportunity to make the city safer for all residents, including people who ride and tour bikes, with the planned 10 miles of bike lanes. However, the two miles on Marvin Avenue have come up against strong opposition. Without those critical two miles, the whole project could be lost, because Marvin Avenue is a key connecter through the city.
Your voice matters! Contact Mayor Strength TODAY and let him know that you support bicycle lanes on Marvin Avenue. Additionally, contact the rest of the city council using their email addresses at this link.
We’ve found this format to be useful when contacting elected officials. (Please also cc email@example.com and let us know if you get a response– when we reach out to city officials, it’s good for us to have a sense of how many people they’ve heard from.)
- My name is _____ and my occupation is ______. I (and my spouse/children/parents) ride a bike in Waxahachie.
- Please support the plan for new bike lanes in Waxahachie, including the critical two miles on Marvin Avenue.
- (Tell your elected officials why this plan is important to you.)
- Thank you for your time and consideration.
Plan to attend the City Council meeting tonight at 7 PM at 401 S Rogers Street (map) to show your support for the bicycle plan in Waxahachie. Thank you for making Waxahachie a great place to ride a bike!