The purpose of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, branded "Athens in Motion" was to create a plan for a multi-modal transportation network that supports bicycle and pedestrian users. The plan includes five goals: Connectivity- design a connected network of low-stress bicycle and pedestrian facilities, Equity- improve safe access to opportunity for all citizens of Athens-Clarke County, More Users - encourage those who do not normally use active transportation to use the network for trips, Education - inform residents and businesses about benefits and laws for active travel and bicycle/pedestrian safety and Implementation - provide a variety of different funding mechanisms to finance and maintain the network.
Toole Design Group has completed and M&C has adopted the Pedestrian and Bike Master Plan in October and reconfirmed it in November 2018..
Key Project Statistics
- Designer: Toole Design Group LLC
- Program Manager: Jacobs Engineering
- Sponsor: Transportation & Public Works
- Original Sub-Project Budget: $1,403,721
- Total Sub-Project Cost: $162,027
- Completion Date: November 2018