GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids is asking the public to weigh in on its proposed plan to make the city more bicycle friendly.
A draft of the 295-page Bicycle Action Plan released July 1 outlines policies, programs and priorities as well as resources needed to support the bicycling community.
The plan also includes the following recommendations:
- Modifying some corridors identified as commuter and community bicycle corridors in the city’s Vital Streets Plan
- Adding new bicycling facilities
- Changing or upgrading existing bicycling facilities
- Program recommendations
- Policy changes
- Short-term project recommendations
The city is accepting feedback on the plan through Aug. 29 via email or by calling 311 or 616.446.3000.
During their Tuesday meeting, Grand Rapids commissioners are expected to schedule a public hearing about the plan for Aug. 14 during the 7 p.m. city commission meeting at City Hall.