FC Moves (Transportation Planning)
The USA Pro Challenge, also known as America's Race, is coming to Fort Collins on Aug. 22 as part of the annual multi-day professional road cycling race that takes Colorado by storm for one week each year. Celebrated for taking racers and spectators to incredible altitudes and through spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery, the race makes its second appearance with Stage 6 in Northern Colorado in 2015.
The City of Fort Collins filed a petition for a waiver of a portion of the Train Horn Rule with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Amongst other requirements the Train Horn Rule mandates railroad gates at every crossing within a quiet zone. The waiver asks for relief from the requirement for gates given the unique nature of Mason Street where the tracks run down the middle of the street. The public can comment on the waiver now through the FRA
West Elizabeth Enhanced Travel Corridor (ETC) Plan
Interested in shaping the future of West Elizabeth Street? Make your voice heard and get involved early with the West Elizabeth Enhanced Travel Corridor (ETC) planning effort, which will focus on enhancing biking, walking and transit in the area! The corridor master plan focuses on West Elizabeth Street from Overland Trail to Shields Street, with an eye towards connectivity to CSU's Foothills Campus on the west, and CSU's Main Campus (including MAX stations) on the east.
Fort Collins Named a Platinum Bicycle Friendly Community
We are pleased to announce the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) and Fort Collins earned Platinum! Read the news release.
Fort Collins Named a Bronze Level Walk Friendly Community
The City of Fort Collins and its application partners, University of Colorado Health and CanDo, Coalition for Activity and Nutrition to Defeat Obesity, are pleased to announce Fort Collins was named a bronze level Walk Friendly Community (WFC) by the Walk Friendly Communities. Read the news release.
Safe Cycling Takes a Community, So We're Building a Town!
What if there was a place your family could practice safe cycling skills? Transportation Planning and Parks Planning staff are working to identify a location and design the bicycle safety town. For more information and updates throughout the summer visit fcgov.com/bikesafetytown or subscribe to Momentum, the City's e-newsletter on bicycling.
Fort Collins' First Bicycle Safety Education Plan
Fort Collins is one of the best cycling towns in the United States, and it's going to get even better. City Council adopted its first Bicycle Safety Education Plan (BSEP) to encourage safer cycling in Fort Collins. This includes education outreach for cyclists of all ages and abilities, as well as motorists and law enforcement. Check out the full plan here or the handy summary to learn more about this safe cycling effort.
Did you know Fort Collins has a Pedestrian Plan? First developed in 1996, the Pedestrian Plan addresses citywide pedestrian needs like gaps in the sidewalk, safer ways to cross the street and better ramps at street corners. This update to the Pedestrian Plan is part of the Plan Fort Collins efforts to update City Plan and the Transportation Master Plan, and we would love to hear from you. Find out more, visit fcgov.com/pedestrianplan.
FC Moves (Transportation Planning)
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