The Plan was guided by a steering committee of community stakeholders including representatives from the Urbana Park District, Urbana School District, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District and City staff. The Plan also involved an extensive public involvement component.
Summary of Bicycle Master Plan
Goal 1: Increase bicycle mode share in Urbana for all trip purposes by 50% in the next five years. Goal 2: Achieve a Bicycle Friendly Community award through the League of American Bicyclists. Goal 3: Substantially expand the bicycle network.
Create and maintain a bicycle network that is continuous, connected, and easily accessible for all users, and includes on-road and off-road facilities.
Provide a bicycle network that is safe and attractive for all users.
Provide supporting facilities to make bicycle transportation more convenient.
Educate residents about alternative modes of transportation and bicycle facilities.
Secure funding and implement bicycle improvements.
0-5 year, 6-10 year and 10+ year implementation timeframes
Includes: Bike Lanes, Bike Routes, Share the Road, Shared Bike/Parking Lanes, Shared Use Paths, Side Paths
Major north-south corridors include: Broadway Avenue, Kinch Street, Goodwin Avenue and Philo Road
Major east-west corridors include: Main Street, Washington Street, Florida Avenue and Windsor Road
Before and after bike lane additions: Main Street east of Lynn Street, approaching Cottage Grove Avenue