Minimum Grid, Survey and Workshop Schedule, May 12-17, 2015
Tuesday, May 12
6:00 p.m. Columbus Bike Week and Minimum Grid Kick-Off and introductions, on the median in the 1000 Block of Broadway
6:30 p.m. Ride with the Mayor, from Broadway to Lakebottom Park and back, connecting MidTown and Uptown
7:30 Active transportation: walking and biking are like brushing your teeth, a presentation by Gehl Studio’s Andreas Rohl. Free and open to the public; food and drink available for purchase. In the Green Room, Upstairs at the Loft.
Wednesday, May 13
9am-12:30pm Mobility Survey and Workshop for planning professionals, to better understand quality of travel between key Core Community destinations using different modes of travel (walk, bus, bicycle, car). Registration is limited. Please contact Anne King at MidTown, Inc. at 706.494.1663 if you are interested in participating, subject to availability.
6:00 pm, Ride of Silence, led by City Manager Isaiah Hugley, and organized by the River Valley Regional Commission as part of Columbus Bike Week. Meet at the Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Road.
7:15 pm, Reception in the Museum Galleria, sponsored by the RVRC
7:30-8:30 pm, An introduction to the Public Spaces Public Life Study of the Core Community, presented by the Gehl Studio team; volunteer training and assignments. In the Museum’s Wright Room.
Thursday, May 14
Volunteers will work in pairs to survey selected sites in MidTown and Uptown.
Friday, May 15
6:30-9:30 am Bike to Work Day
Saturday, May 16
8:00 am-4:00 pm Volunteer surveyors will work in pairs at sites in MidTown and Uptown.
Noon-5:00 pm Slide the City, 17th Street Hill at Lakebottom Park
Sunday, May 17
Noon-6:00 pm 19th Annual Arts in the Park in Lakebottom Park, sponsored by the Weracoba-St. Elmo Historic District Preservation Society
2:30 pm Bring your crawler for the first MidTown Diaper Derby (pre-registration recommended)
3:00 pm The Spring MidTown Bike Around will depart from Dinglewood Park (pre-registration recommended)