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Boise State Adopts Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Master Plan

In September, Boise State put its stamp of approval on a master plan to improve conditions for people walking and bicycling on campus. The plan, prepared by staffers from Alta Planning + Design, is based on fieldwork along with input from Boise State University students, faculty and staff. It reviews existing conditions with emphasis on

  • major routes of pedestrian and bicycle travel to and within campus;
  • existing opportunities for bicycle parking on campus;
  • important zones where foot traffic and bicycle traffic come into conflict;
  • zones where pedestrians or cyclists come into conflict with motor vehicle traffic.

After describing the conditions that now exist on campus, the plan proceeds to recommend future improvements, including

  • programs designed to increase safety for pedestrians and cyclists;
  • facilities to improve travel options for people walking and bicycling on campus;
  • facilities to improve bicycle parking opportunities (both short-term and long-term), and to improve security for parked bicycles.

Interested persons are welcome to download (PDF, 9.5 MB) the Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Master Plan.