Pedestrian & Bicycle Network Assessment

The Planning and Economic Development Department seeks your local perspective and wisdom. We are planning improvements to the City’s pedestrian and bicycle network. From March – September 2021 the newly formed Pedestrian & Bicycle Network Assessment Working Group (PBNA) is tasked with conducting street audits.  Members of the PBNA and the public will assess connections between the City’s commercial nodes and parks. Through a series of  mapping exercises  PBNA members will  visit designated routes  and assess existing conditions, identify needed improvements, and evaluate travel behaviors of pedestrians and bicyclist. All feedback will be used to identify and prioritize tactical improvements and programming.

Based upon community feedback, staff is investigating ways to design streets, trails and pathways from the perspective of pedestrians and cyclists, as well as motorists. Focusing on:

  • Improving public safety;
  • Minimizing pedestrian/ cyclist and motorist friction points;
  • Calming speed along straightaways and at intersections;
  • Improving the local transportation network;
  • Creating intuitive navigational and design systems suitable for all users,

We remain mindful of the accommodations needed for those who commute to and from the City.

Create your own user feedback survey

Due to the weather tonight’s meeting has been cancelled

Join us May 19th 2021 from 4:00-5:00pm

for our 1st Street Audit of Route 1

Meet @ City Municipal Building

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