The 2009 Land Use and Transportation Plan contains a section on Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning. Changes have occurred and this page offers recommends relative to this plan.
Proposed Striped Bike Lanes
Contrary to the plan Forest Retreat and Hunts Lane cannot be striped for bike lanes. They are too narrow and have no shoulder.
The section of Center Point Rd between Gallatin Rd and Vietnam Vet's Blvd has very heavy motor traffic and very little bike traffic. A striped bike lane is not likely to change this.
Proposed Signed Bike Route
Signing Mansker Farms Blvd, Willis Branch, and Township Dr roads is fine, but these roads like other "local" roads do not have an unusual level of bike traffic that requires special treatment.
Proposed Paved Shoulder
Long Hollow Pike is an arterial and already has a paved shoulder.
Center Point road, north of Goshentown road, is frequently used for bike traffic and a paved shoulder is suitable for projected levels of motor and bike usage.
Proposed Wide Outside Lane
Center Point road, between the expressway and Goshentown road does not see much bike or motor traffic. However, as sub-divisions in the area continue to grow road improvements is likely. Either WO lanes or Paved shoulders are suitable.
Proposed Multi-used Path and Wide Outside Lanes
Because Goshentown and Stop 30 are popular east-west routes with both motor and bike traffic and is expected to have considerable development, special planning such as "Complete Streets" is necessary.
The Preferred Bike Route, shown below, is based on near-term traffic condi- tions.
Goshentown/Stop 30 must be planned as a "Complete Street" with safe access for motor, bike, and pedestrian traffic.
Plans for Center Point north of the expressway are suitable.
Limited resources should not be used to sign local roads.