Logan Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Update – Plan Will be Voted on October 6, 2015

Logan's Bike Ped master plan is expected to pass in 2015.
Logan's Bike Ped master plan is expected to pass in 2015.

October 5, 2015 – The City of Logan, Utah is moving forward with their Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. There will be a public hearing tomorrow, October 6, 2015 in front of the City Council, at 5:30 pm at Logan City Hall, in the Council Chambers , 290 North 100 West , Logan, UT 84321.

According to the City of Logan website, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan will:

The City of Logan will create and promote a convenient, accessible, well-maintained, and integrated bikeway and trail system that provides residents with attractive options for transportation and recreation. This system will help balance the city's multi-modal transportation network by comfortably accommodating users of all abilities and link neighborhoods, Utah State University, recreation areas and adjacent communities while improving collective health and air quality.

The draft plan is available here: http://www.loganutah.org/Home/DOC/Draft-Masterplan-060115.pdf

Cyclists are encouraged to attend the meeting to show their support for the plan.

In front of the council is the following resolution:

CITY OF LOGAN RESOLUTION NO. 15-52

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE LOGAN CITY BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN MASTER PLAN

WHEREAS, the Municipal Council finds that the physical condition o f On-Street and Off-Street Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure is of significant importance to the vitality of the City of Logan and Cache Valley; and

WHEREAS, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan recognizes the importance of these activities from both a residential and commercial standpoint; and

WHEREAS, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan identifies important transportation and recreational issues and outlines recommended implementation strategies; and

WHEREAS, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan is consistent with, and actively promotes, the goals in the Logan General Plan; and

WHEREAS, a lengthy public process was utilized, including a steering committee consisting of local residents, elected and appointed City officials, and community leaders, a series of open house meetings, public hearings and survey data collection to develop and prepare this Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan in order to ensure Logan residents had a chance to actively participate; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THA T THE LOGAN MUNICIP AL COUNCIL, hereby adopts the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan.

This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption and approval.

PASSED BY THE LOGAN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL THIS 6th DAY OF OCTOBER, 2015.

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