New bike lane infrastructure is being added to Weber Street in July 2020. These lanes will provide better connectivity to several bike routes and destinations. Read the City press release here.
Networks of bike infrastructure will improve both bicycle and pedestrian connectivity by providing multiple travel options for people. As Downtown is transforming to welcome numerous new urban residential developments, it is imperative that our transportation network continues to progress in order to bolster walking, biking and transit, while maintaining navigability and operations for cars. Downtown’s excessively wide streets provide an opportunity to create a more diverse, active and welcoming public spaces for residents and visitors while still providing enough room for vehicle travel in and around Downtown.
Read the City of Colorado Springs’ transportation study for the Old and Near North End neighborhoods, immediately adjacent to Downtown, here.