This month, the Metro board will consider modernizing Metro highway funding; the proposal would add flexibility to, where applicable, include complete streets features - such as transit, walk, and bike components
Any community that successfully navigates the gauntlet that is the ATP application -- a process requiring hundreds of hours of staff and community time -- and earns what is essentially a “B” grade deserves to be funded.
The city currently has two bike facilities. The new plan proposes adding 39 bicycle projects and 71 pedestrian improvements over the next 10-20 years. The city council is expected to approve the plan this month.