The City of Minneapolis has a goal of becoming a great walking city – where walking is safe, comfortable, accessible and an attractive mode of travel. T.Y. Lin International and SRF teamed to assist the City in the development of their new Pedestrian Master Plan, which will provide clear priorities, tools and programs for improving the pedestrian environment, and will promote walking in the City of Minneapolis.
SRF developed the City’s pedestrian facility design guidelines, which is one of the primary tools that will assist the City in implementing the Pedestrian Master Plan. The design guidelines clearly communicate the City’s priorities and goals of providing safe and convenient pedestrian accommodations within the City street rights of ways. This can be a challenging task given the established nature of the community and constrained street rights of way. Specific guidance is provided regarding pedestrian network connectivity and the following:
The resulting document will supplement the City’s new 10-year transportation plan.
CLIENT: City of Minneapolis