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Neighborhood greenways are safer, calm residential streets for you, your family and neighbors. On streets with low car volumes and speeds a greenway can:

  • Improve safety
  • Help people cross busy streets
  • Discourage cars from using neighborhood streets to avoid main streets
  • Protect the residential character of our neighborhoods
  • Keep speeds low
  • Get people to where they want to go like parks, schools, shops and restaurants

Visit our neighborhood greenways home page to learn more. 

Project Description

SDOT is planning a network of greenways in the Central Area neighborhood. To decide what the best location for a greenway between the I-90 Trail and Volunteer Park data is being collected to see where there are low volumes of cars, speeds and collisions and public input is being collected.  Improvements may include:

  • Wayfinding signs, 20 mph speed limit signs and neighborhood greenway signs and bicycle sharrow markings
  • Medians or rectangular rapid flash beacons at major intersections
  • Speed humps to help lower speeds and discourage cut-through traffic
  • New stop signs to control traffic crossing the greenway
  • Curb ramps and crosswalks
  • Bicycle parking at destinations along or near the route

The Ridge Neighborhood Greenway planning and design effort is coordinating with the Central Neighborhood Greenway project.

Project Funding

The neighborhood greenway is locally funded by the nine-year voter-approved Bridging the Gap Levy.

Project Schedule

Early 2014 Data Collection, Community Input and Public Meeting #1
Mid 2014 Design and Public Meeting #2
2015 Potential Construction

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