DADE CITY — Delaney Morrison brought her non-profit Ride Local, Inc. to the Pasco County Commission on Tuesday. Her pitch, that BMX should be the next feature in their Experience Florida’s Sports Coast portfolio, collected positive feedback — but no funding.
Still, commissioners encouraged her to continue to pursue the idea, which she had presented to the Pasco County Tourist Development Council last month. For a year she has worked with Commissioner Kathryn Starkey and other county officials to find a location and drum up support to build a covered track for future BMX, which is bicycle motocross, competitions and recreation.
She hopes to combine it with a bicycle park and has set her sights on a 23-acre parcel near State Road 54 and Gunn Highway which is currently owned by