Everyone is a pedestrian at some point in their trip, either walking or rolling. Fort Collins strives to be a safe, easy place to walk, whether you walk for your health or to get to work.
To find out more about walking in Fort Collins check out our FC Walks webpage.
Bicycling is a fun, affordable, way of getting around in Fort Collins. At FC Moves we offer numerous opportunities to learn about all the ways of traveling in Fort Collins. This includes learning experiences, amazing events like Open Streets and Bike to Work Day.
To find out more about bicycling and getting out and riding more visit our FC Bikes webpage.
Safe Routes to School
The City's Safe Routes to School program works to increase the number of students safely walking, bicycling and taking the bus to school through safety classes for K-12 students, improved sidewalks and bike lanes in school areas, enforcement of school-zone speed limits, and other strategies.
To learn more, visit the Safe Routes to School webpage.
Just a few months ago working from home may have seemed like a distant dream. Recent global events have changed the way many of us work and may work in the future. As companies and workplaces rapidly pivot to telecommuting practices, many benefits are becoming clear. Here are some resources to help understand the benefits and reasons to embrace telecommuting and remote work.
Micro-mobility & Other Options
Fort Collins has many options for getting around town. Newer options you may want to explore include Bike-Share, e-scooters, or Car-Share. Electric Vehicles (EVs) are growing in popularity as well, to learn more about how Fort Collins is supporting a transition to EVs go to the EV Readiness Roadmap page.
The Transportation Master Plan (TMP) establishes a vision for mobility in Fort Collins, achieved through a safe and reliable multimodal transportation network for all residents, visitors, and employees. To achieve this outcome, this plan outlines a bold vision to improve the accessibility, mobility, reliability, and safety of the transportation system for all modes.
The Pedestrian Plan addresses citywide pedestrian needs like gaps in the sidewalk, safer ways to cross the street, and better ramps at street corners. The Pedestrian Plan outlines issues and proposes solutions to problems for pedestrians with the ultimate goal being safe, easy, and convenient pedestrian travel for all members of the community.
The Bicycle Master Plan envisions Fort Collins as a world-class city for bicycling. The Bicycle Master Plan sets a vision for the year 2020, when one in five people will ride a bike, and bicycle-related crashes will be fewer than today.
City Plan is Fort Collins’ comprehensive plan that guides how the community will grow and travel in the next 10-20 years. City Plan describes our community’s vision and core values, as well as providing policy guidance and implementation actions to achieve both.
City Park Ave. / Bennett Rd
The City of Fort Collins will be repaving and restriping City Park Ave., from W. Elizabeth St. to Bennett Rd., and Bennett Rd. east to S. Shields St. in Spring and Summer 2021. As part of the repaving, we will be restriping the street to add bike lanes, since City Park Ave is a critical multimodal corridor identified in the City’s Bicycle Master Plan.
Laporte Ave. - N. Howes St. to N. College
The City of Fort Collins will be restriping Laporte Ave. from N. Howes St. to N. College in August 2021 to add bike lanes, as identified in the City’s Bicycle Master Plan.
W. Magnolia St. and S. Shields St.
The 2014 Bicycle Master Plan identifies the intersection of W. Magnolia St. and S. Shields St. for multimodal improvements as part of the Magnolia Bikeway and alternative to W. Mulberry St. protected bike lanes. Magnolia St. connects directly to City Park and downtown on low-volume local streets. The unsignalized intersection of Magnolia and Shields is a barrier to active transportation.
Mountain Avenue Reshaping
The purpose of the Mountain Avenue Reshaping Concept Study is to identify future improvements for Mountain
Avenue between Howes Street and the Lincoln Avenue Bridge. The Concept Study will develop a vision for Mountain Avenue that celebrates the importance and history of the corridor that is beautiful and user friendly.