The Southeast Metropolitan Planning Organization (SEMPO) has released a draft of the Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan for public comment. The SEMPO Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan is the first plan in Southeast Missouri specifically focused on coordinated regional planning of non-motorized transportation systems such as bicycle facilities, trails, and sidewalks. The plan is available for public viewing on the SEMPO website at www.southeastmpo.org. Persons without internet access may request to view the plan online by contacting SEMPO staff by phone at (573) 339-6327, by email at email@example.com, or by stopping by the Cape Girardeau City Hall at 401 Independence Street, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703. Questions and comments may be submitted using the below link to the plan on the website or by contacting SEMPO staff. The public comment period closes on December 17, 2017.