Jefferson County Bicycle Plan Update

The Bicycle Plan was adopted by the Jefferson County Planning Commission in June 2012. The plan was designed to serve as the blueprint for making improvements to the county’s bicycle network with the goal of enhancing the multimodal transportation system through the implementation of safe and convenient on-street and off-street facilities. 

Since the adoption of the Bicycle Plan in 2012, industry standards and best practices have changed significantly, and the existing Bike Plan has become outdated. Also, the need and desire for greater mobility options by residents and visitors has increased, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. To accommodate for these changes, Jefferson County Transportation and Engineering pursued and was awarded a Transportation Improvement Program Grant to update the county’s bike plan, and selected Toole Design Group to lead the project. As the Bicycle Plan update progresses, major milestones and opportunities for public engagement will be posted here.

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  1. Schedule
  2. Engagement Opportunities

The Bicycle Plan is anticipated to be completed by early 2022. Important project stages are highlighted below.

Spring 2021:

  • Stakeholder meetings
  • Board of County Commissioners Staff Briefing
  • Finalize Public Engagement Plan

Summer 2021:

  • Stakeholder meeting
  • Creation of network map
  • Public engagement activities
  • Jefferson County Planning Commission meeting

Fall 2021:

  • Public engagement activities
  • Stakeholder meeting
  • Jefferson County Planning Commission meeting
  • Creation of Facility Design Guide
  • Street and Road Template Updates

Winter 2021 / 2022:

  • Public engagement activities
  • Stakeholder meeting
  • Jefferson County Planning Commission meeting
  • Final Bicycle Plan completed

For Questions:

Jefferson County Transportation and Engineering looks forward to collaborating with citizens on the Bicycle Plan Update. Please direct questions to the county Transportation Planner, Christina Lane.

Thank you for your interest in this project!