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Topeka Bikeways Project

Topeka Bikeways Project

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Bicycle Bikeways project for topeka kansas
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the topeka
bikeways
 master plan
developed or the city o topeka and themetropolitan topeka planning organization byrdg planning & design and cook, latt & strobel
 
 The preparation o this plan has been nanced in part through grants romthe Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration,U.S. Department o Transportation, under the State Planning and ResearchProgram, Section 505 [Metropolitan Planning Program, Section 104()] o  Title 23, U.S. Code. The contents o this Plan do not necessarily reect theocial views or policy o the U.S. Department o Transportation.
W
e are grateul or thecollaboration andinsight o the ProjectAdvisory Committee, withoutwhom this document would nothave been possible. We especiallyappreciate the wonderul support,riendship, and patience o CityCouncilmember Karen Hiller, whochaired the committee and theCity o Topeka’s incomparablestaf: David Thurbon, CarltonScroggins, Linda Voss, Bill Riphahn, Tim Paris, and Loreena Munoz,who helped create what we allbelieve is a great document thatwe hope will help the City o  Topeka pedal down the road tobicycle riendliness.
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Jack Alexander (TMTA Representative)*Bob Archer (City o Topeka Councilman)Doug Bassett (Topeka Planning Commission Chair)*Shelly Buhler (Shawnee County Commissioner)Jim Daniel (TMTA Representative)Richard Harmon (City o Topeka Councilman)Karen Hiller (City o Topeka Councilwoman)*Mike Lackey (Topeka Planning Commission Chair)*Chad Manspeaker (City o Topeka Councilman)Davonna Moore (KDOT)Sylvia Ortiz (City o Topeka Councilwoman)*Deborah Swank (City o Topeka Councilwoman)*
pjc adv C
Karen Hiller (City o Topeka Councilwoman), ChairChris Albert (USD 501)Alan Apel (Kaw Valley Bicycle Club)Jerry Armstrong (Capps Bike Shop)Brian Austin (Young children cyclists)Barry Beagle (Shawnee County Planning)Richard Beardmore (Topeka Planning Commission)Mickey & Mary Bradshaw (Serious cyclists)Karl Fundenberger (Frye Allen/Critical Mass)Artie Gonzales (Former Bicycle Police Ocer)Ralph Krumins (Cyclist)Chris Lipp (St. Francis Hospital)Bill Lucero (Kaw Valley Bicycle Club)Jim Ogle (Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods)Becky Pepper (KDOT)Dennis Pulver (USD 501 teacher)Bill Riphahn (City o Topeka Parks and Recreation)Carlton Scroggins (City o Topeka Planning)David Thurbon (City o Topeka Planning)Jef Unruh (Medical Community)Linda Voss (City o Topeka Engineering)
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Loreena Munoz, City o Topeka Oce Specialist Tim Paris, City o Topeka Planner IICarlton Scroggins (City o Topeka Planner III)David Thurbon (City o Topeka Planning Director)
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Barry Beagle (Shawnee County Planning Director)Janlyn Nesbitt-Tucker (Topeka Transit Authority CAO)Curt Niehaus (KDOT Metro Engineer)Carlton Scroggins (City o Topeka Planner III)Allison Smith (KDOT Transportation Planner)David Thurbon (City o Topeka Planning Director) Thomas Vlach (Shawnee County Public Works Director)Linda Voss (City o Topeka Engineering)
Cug t
Martin H. Shukert, FAICP (RDG), Principal PlannerDan Holloway, PE (CFS), Civil EngineerCory L. Scott, AICP (RDG)Christopher Stara (RDG)Jake McGlade (RDG) Tony Montgomery (RDG)Ben Iwen (RDG)
 
Introduction ................................................................................................... 5Chapter 1: Topeka’s Bicycling Environment ......................................11Chapter 2: The Market or Bicycling in Topeka..................................31Chapter 3: The Bikeway Network: Principles and Structure ........49Chapter 4: Inrastructure Design Concepts .......................................69Chapter 5: Route Details and Implementation ..............................107Chapter 6: Support Systems .................................................................195
the topeka
bikeways
 master plan
table oF Contents
Geography and Topography ..................................................................................................................... 13Land Use .............................................................................................................................................................17Potential Destinations ...................................................................................................................................19Existing Bikeway Facilities ............................................................................................................................21Existing On-Street Opportunities ..............................................................................................................23Street Typology ................................................................................................................................................25Network Opportunities .................................................................................................................................27Existing Bicycling Conditions .................................................................................................................... 29 Topeka Bikeways Network ....................................................................................................................57/58Inrastructure Types Applied to Network ...................................................................................104/105Detailed Route Maps ..........................................................................................................................111-173
Route 1: East-West Bikeway ............................................................................................................................................................111Route 2: Randolph Bikeway ............................................................................................................................................................115Route 3: 25th Street Bikeway .........................................................................................................................................................117Route 4: Belle Bikeway ......................................................................................................................................................................119Route 5: Oakland-Potwin Bikeway ...............................................................................................................................................121Route 6: Southwest Loop ................................................................................................................................................................127Route 7: 15th Street Bikeway .........................................................................................................................................................129Route 8: Clay/East 25th Bikeway ...................................................................................................................................................133Route 9: Washburn Bikeway ...........................................................................................................................................................135Route 10: Wanamaker Corridor Bikeway ...................................................................................................................................137
maps
Route 11: Lake to Landon Bikeway ..............................................................................................................................................141Route 12: Edgewater Bikeway .......................................................................................................................................................143Route 13: Huntoon Bikeway ...........................................................................................................................................................145Route 14: Golden Bikeway ..............................................................................................................................................................147Route 15: 4th Avenue Bikeway ......................................................................................................................................................149Route 16: Clarion Woods Bikeway ................................................................................................................................................151Route 17: 33rd Street Bikeway .......................................................................................................................................................153Route 18: Hillcrest Bikeway .............................................................................................................................................................155Route 19: Arrowhead Bikeway ......................................................................................................................................................157Route 20: Sherwood/Elevation Bikeway ....................................................................................................................................161Route 21: College Bikeway ..............................................................................................................................................................163Route 22: 11th Street Bikeway .......................................................................................................................................................165Route 23: North Topeka Bikeway ..................................................................................................................................................169Route 24: Lyman/Silver Lake Bikeway.........................................................................................................................................171Route 25: Hunters Ridge Bikeway ................................................................................................................................................173
Regional Trail Segments.............................................................................................................................175Developability Categories .........................................................................................................................179Sequencing Concept...................................................................................................................................181Pilot Bikeway Network ................................................................................................................................185

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