Bike / Ped Master Plan

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UPDATES: Residence are welcomed to attend a public open house to review the recommendations outlined in the Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The public open house will be held on Tuesday, May 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Grand Island Public Library, 211 N. Washington St. If special accommodations for persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons are needed, please contact the City of Grand Island at 308-385-5444, ext. 140 by May 22, 2018.

The open house meeting will give residents an opportunity to review exhibits describing the existing conditions evaluation, survey results of the pedestrian and bicycle survey, concepts and locations for support facilities, bicycle and pedestrian network, and phased implementation program of future bicycle, pedestrian, and trail projects. Comment sheets will be available for residents to provide their input.

The Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan will be available for review at the open house meeting or at the project website,www.walkbikegi.com (beginning May 24). From May 24 thru June 11, 2018, the Draft plan will also be available for review at Grand Island City Hall and Grand Island Public Library.

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The Grand Island Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (GIAMPO) began the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan in July 2017. RDG Planning & Design will lead the study efforts. The study has a 12-month schedule, concluding in July 2018.

The purpose of the study is to:

  • Assess the existing conditions and opportunities for pedestrian and bicycle transportation in the Grand Island region
  • Develop a system and program that expands routine bike and pedestrian transportation/recreation use
  • Recommend a sequence of future bicycle, pedestrian, and trial projects

Visit the project website at www.walkbikegi.com to learn more about the project.

 Bike Trial Picture

 Trail Picture