WALKING & BIKING
"Move! Danville" is a long term plan to provide transportation alternatives for all users of our public infrastructure. When we resurface or rehabilitate our streets and sidewalks, we want to make sure we not only improve the ride for motor vehicles, but that we install sidewalk ramps and bicycle accommodations where they are desired.
The Bicycle plan study took place from July 2009 to July 2010. The scope of work focuses on a ten year planning horizon, which identifies and programs short and long range bicycle infrastructure projects. The planning study enables a connected transportation infrastructure projects. The planning study enables a connected transportation infrastructure system that coordinates the built environment.
Safe Routes to School Illinois is a Federal Program from the National Center for Safe Routes to School under the United State Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. Schools that are eligible are schools that service Kindergarten through eighth grade, both Public and Private schools and can be sponsored by either a municipality, a school district or a not-for-profit organization. Projects are funded at 100% with no local match required. Between 70% and 90% of funds will support infrastructure projects that improve the built environment for walking and bicycling around school zones. 10% to 30% of funds will support non-infrastructure programs, such as activities that education or encouraging safe walking and bicycling for students.