Share your input on the 2021 WalknBike Nashville survey

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The Nashville Department of Transportation is asking the community to provide input on ways to improve walking and biking access across Nashville. The 2021 WalknBike Survey will give the city an idea of what types of sidewalks, bike lanes, and overall connectivity projects residents would like to see.

Background

The city’s WalknBike plan released in 2017 serves as a guide for creating a more walkable and bikeable Nashville via a network of high-priority sidewalk and bikeway projects. To keep the plan relevant, transportation officials are reengaging residents through the survey and future public meetings.

Next steps

NDOT is asking residents to complete the survey (~5 min.) by Fri., Nov. 5. From there, the department plans to schedule in-person + virtual engagement activities in upcoming months. In the meantime, you can utilize interactive maps to track the progress of sidewalk + bikeway projects in your neighborhood.

Before you take the survey, here are some topics to familiarize yourself with:

🚧 Standard sidewalks vs. enhanced sidewalksWith the standard version, NDOT can install more sidewalks faster, but they feature no amenities. Enhanced sidewalks are more costly and slower to install, but they feature various amenities.

🚧 Striped bike lanes vs. protected trails — When biking, do you prefer using designated bike lanes on roadways or protected trails like greenways?

🚧 Connectivity preferences The 2 types of connectivity include access to places like work and the grocery store or access to parks and other recreational activities.

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