Thursday, March 16, 2017

Public Invited to Provide Input on Design of Proposed Bicycle Infrastructure


On Tuesday, March 21 city residents will have an opportunity to become part of the decision making process for the design of 25 miles of bicycle infrastructure during a public meeting convened by the Department of Public Works.

The meeting will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 101 E. Franklin Street. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback for each of the nine corridors that comprise the 25 miles:
  • South 17th Street (Capital Trail to Farmers Market)
  • Brook Road (Charity to Azalea)
  • Government Road (36th to Williamsburg Road)
  • Grayland Avenue (Robinson to Harrison)
  • Malvern Avenue (Cary to Cutshaw)
  • Patterson Avenue (Commonwealth to Thompson)
  • Semmes Avenue (Forest Hill to Cowardin)
  • Westover Hills Boulevard (Forest Hill to Nickel Bridge)
  • Williamsburg Avenue/Road (Main to Government)
Construction is set to begin this summer. The approximate cost for the project is $1 million, which will be paid through city and state matching funds. 

During the meeting the public also can contribute ideas about other potential projects under consideration for bicycle infrastructure, including buffered bike lanes on 1st and 2nd streets and a proposed bike-walk street on 29th Street in Church Hill. 

For information on city services and schedules, please visit us on line at RichmondGov.com.