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Bike lane work nears end

The construction of 11 miles of new bike lanes around Oxford is just about complete and is awaiting final approval from the Mississippi Department of Transportation. (August 20, 2013, Page 1, 2)

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    College Hill to be closed

    College Hill Road will be closed in mid-June for six weeks while construction crews cut the replace a box culvert between Joel Lane and Leighton Drive. (May 22, 2012, Page 1, 2)

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      Bike paths good for economy

      Since creating 7 miles of bike and walking paths around Oxford, local real estate developers have responded to investments in transportation alternatives by locating new housing developments along the existing paths. (April 6, 2012, Page 1A)

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        Oxford OKs more bike lanes

        The long-delayed Phase Two of the Pathways Project will begin this January after the lowest bid was approved on Tuesday. (November 16, 2011, Page 1)

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          Peddle to work this Friday

          Bike to Work day will be held Friday with special giveaways outside City Hall at 730 a.m. courtesy of the Oxford Pathways Commission and Oxford Cycling Club. (May 17, 2011, Page 3)

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            Two-way for Jackson moves forward

            Mayor Pat Patterson spoke with the Pathways Commission on Monday about a proposal to make a strip of Jackson Avenue near City Hall one-way. (November 16, 2010, Page 1A)

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              Street closings set around OMS

              Washington Avenue will be closed for about 45 days with some sections open intermittently for the Safe Routes to School project. Sidewalk repair, additional and traffic calming measures will be added to Washington Ave. to create a safer place for kids to walk to school. (November 15, 2010, Page 5A)

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                Bike lane project hits roadblock

                Pathways Phase II once again stalled after bids for the project came back much higher than expected. The commission and engineers will work to revisit the plans with Mississippi Department of Transportation before rebidding out the project. (September 8, 2010, Page 3)

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                  Pathways Commission hopes to woo conference

                  The Oxford Pathways Commission is putting together an application to bid for the Safe Routes to School national conference that would bring 600 attendees from across the country to Oxford in August 2011. (June 22, 2010, Page 2)

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                    Public’s help wanted to improve Pathways

                    Taking advantage of upcoming events, the Oxford Pathways Commission hopes to get feedback from the community about the upcoming phase three of the Pathways project.
                    The commission will present the ideas to the community during Green Week on April 20, which is being celebrated as Transportation Day, and on City Day on April 23.
                    Then a public hearing will be held to discuss phase three plans on the kickoff of Bike Week on May 17 at 5 p.m. in Oxford City Hall.

                     (March 16, 2010, Page 2A)

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