LEADERSHIP

MARTA MOODY

MARTA MOODY

  • Task Force Chair
Bio for Marta Moody coming soon!

AFFILIATE PROGRAMS

Bike Muncie is the outreach and education program of the Muncie Bicycle-Pedestrian Advisory Committee. Its mission is to promote increased use of cycling as a means of transportation, recreation, healthy lifestyle and reduced environmental impact. The includes members from local government, Cardinal Greenway, Metropolitan Planning Department, Ball State University, Chamber of Commerce, Muncie Visitors Bureau, IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, public safety, bike-related businesses, and other cycling enthusiasts.
ScoutMuncie is a volunteer-led project to canvass Muncie’s neighborhoods and collect a comprehensive survey about the condition and potential historic value of the community. Volunteers from the Muncie Historic Preservation Commission and faculty, students, and staff from Ball State the survey utilized mobile devices and free apps developed by the Delaware County GIS Department. The resulting inventory map can be viewed here.

ACTION ITEMS

These action items guide Task Force 5 activities

1.) Work to increase collaboration between various departments of government dealing with development and infrastructure requirements.

2.) Work with Neighborhood Presidents Council as means of communicating with neighborhoods and educating people on infrastructure ordinances and jurisdictions.

1.) Develop a communication plan to keep MAP and the community informed about the status of the plan and Prairie Creek.

1.) Adopt a carbon footprint reduction goal and supporting policies.

2.) Create a citizens-led committee in partnership with Ball State that will serve as clearinghouse and resource for residents, businesses and government in developing and implementing green practices and energy efficient initiatives.

3.) Develop an Energy Star program.

4.) Secure funding to support programs and initiatives.

5.) Develop a communication plan to inform MAP and the community about the importance of reducing carbon footprints and progress made toward this goal.

1.) Develop an Urban Tree Planting and Management Program.

2.) Develop a communication plan to inform MAP and the community about efforts to plant and remove trees and urban garden initiatives.

1.) Create a Brownfield Redevelopment Program plan and seek additional funding.

2.) Develop a communication plan to keep MAP and the community apprised of progress.

1.) Work to develop educational programs and information that give people of all ages and abilities the skills and confidence to ride.

2.) Work on programs that encourage a strong bike culture that welcomes and celebrates bicycling as a safe and viable transportation option.

3.) Work with enforcement agencies to ensure safe roads for all users.

4.) Develop a communications plan to keep MAP and the community apprised of progress.

1.) Improve collaboration between the City and BSU on projects.

2.) Develop a five-year capital improvement program for sidewalks.

3.) Develop a communication plan to keep MAP and the community apprised of progress.