Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Project

For background on what this project is about, read this post.

Final Draft of Full Plan Document
The final draft of the full plan document is now available. Links to this document are available from this blog post on the official project website. I have reproduced the links from that post below. (Note the sizes of these files before downloading – some are large.)

  • Text of bike/ped plan final draft (PDF, 6 MB, about 200 pages)
  • Maps from bike/ped plan final draft (PDF, 48 MB, 16 maps)
  • Safe Routes to School appendix from bike/ped plan final draft – not included in the above (PDF, 220 MB, over 200 pages)
  • Bike/ped facility design toolkit to be inserted at end of Appendix C – not included in the above (PDF, 7MB, 18 pages)

Plan Status
The final plan document was approved unanimously by the Urban and Rural Steering Committees at their joint meeting on March 19. The slides used for the presentation during that meeting, which outlined the content of the plan document as well as the process for creating it, can be accessed here (PDF, 2MB).

The plan was then approved unanimously by the Portage County Planning and Zoning Committee at their March 25 meeting.

At their April 22 meeting, the Portage County Board of Supervisors formally adopted the bike/ped plan. By a 22-1 vote, the board overwhelmingly approved this plan as an official planning document for Portage County.

With this approval from the county board, the process of creating the Portage County Bike/Ped Plan is complete.

Handout from the Bike/Ped Plan Vision Ride: The Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan was the focus of the Bike/Ped Plan Vision Ride. A short document handed out during this Poky Pedal provides a great way to gain familiarity with the plan contents. A description of what the handout contains as well as a link for downloading it can be found on this page.

PPSP Posts: Below is a list of all previous PPSP posts on this project (most recent first):

Disclosure: Bob Fisch, Chief Bike Fun Officer of Poky Pedaling Stevens Point, is a member of the Urban Steering Committee for the Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Project. Posts about this project appearing on the PPSP website are part of a broader PPSP effort to keep readers informed of bikey news in our area. Nothing posted on the PPSP website should be considered to be official communication from the Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Project. The official website for this project can be accessed at http://portagecobikepedplan.wordpress.com.