Trailnet Seeks Public Input for Final Phase of Bike/Ped Network

Trailnet is in the final two months of an 18-month planning process to create a seamless, on-street network of safe connections for walking and biking. This plan is intended to respond to the needs and wants of the community. With the help of 56 partnering organizations, including the City of St. Louis, we are creating a network that improves the quality of life for all of us.

 

The Connecting St. Louis plan is designed to strengthen neighborhoods with incremental changes that add value to streetscapes by slowing down traffic and providing safe access to places people want to go.  

The resulting network will feel comfortable and provide low-stress alternatives for mobility while making it easy for people to reach everyday resources. This plan promotes equitable solutions where all people, regardless of their race, age, gender, ability, and income have access and opportunity to safe multimodal transportation.

Trailnet shared in February 2018 the study corridors for this vision, and there’s still time to share your input to help us finish the plan. Trailnet chose the potential study corridors based on the criteria below.

 

This criteria along with Trailnet’s planning lens have guided this planning process. To further understand how Trailnet is using this criteria, click here to review the StoryMap update.

Public input will help us determine the best starting point to improve walking and biking for people in St. Louis. Trailnet’s public engagement on the study corridors will continue until early May 2018. We invite you to join us at one of our remaining open houses.

If you’re unable to attend the events, please click here to review the open house boards and provide your feedback with a short online survey found here. Those who complete the online survey can enter to win one of four gift cards to Amazon or Schnucks.

Please feel free to contact Grace Kyung at [email protected] if you’d like a Trailnet representative to attend your next neighborhood meeting to learn more about our work in connecting St. Louis.

Trailnet is a nonprofit 501c3. This plan is funded through memberships, small family foundations, sponsorships, and events. If you find this work compelling, you can be a part of making it happen. Please consider becoming a member or donating to Trailnet to help us continue to make it safe and easy for everyone to bike and walk for transportation in St. Louis.

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