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Bike Count Results

The Office of Sustainability held its first bicycle and pedestrian documentation this fall.  The results will help the City to expand its knowledge on bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure improvements throughout Marion County. The count was modeled after the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project, a national effort that provides a consistent model of data collection and ongoing data for use by planners, governments, and bicycle and pedestrian professionals. Take a look at the results.

 

Share the Road Public Service Announcement

All commuters on the road need to know how to Share the Road and that includes buses and bikes. Make sure you know what to expect when biking alongside public transportation.

 

Indy Ride Guide

The Indy Ride Guide: Bicycle Friendliness Map presented by INDYCOG is now available online and at bike shops, boutiques, and breweries all over the city. This map is unique because it evaluates the best streets to ride in Indianapolis. Make sure to pick up your FREE copy today.

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About Bikeways

For the health of our citizens, to improve our environment and to save transportation costs, Indianapolis is encouraging more people to get out of their cars and start riding their bikes. To further that effort, Indianapolis continues to extend bike lanes and trails in more areas of the City each year.

The Indianapolis Bikeways plan will create more than 200 miles of bike lanes across the City over the next 12 years.

Check out the 2012-2015 Connectivity Plan.

Indianapolis is proud to be recognized as a "Bicycle-Friendly Community" by the League of American Bicyclists.

 According to the League of American Bicyclists, a Bicycle-Friendly Community welcomes cyclists by providing safe accommodation for cycling and encouraging people to bike for transportation and recreation.

 In a community that is safe, convenient and pleasant for bicycling, more people choose to bicycle for recreation and transportation.  This helps improve fitness, health, and air quality and creates a greater sense of community.

Bikeways Plan Current Year 

Currently, the City of Indianapolis has 74 miles of on-street bike lanes. 

The current bikeways are as follows:

 

• New York & Michigan Street bike lanes – 11.0 miles – Arlington Avenue to White River Parkway West Drive (May 2008)

• 52nd Street – 1.0 mile – Monon Greenway to Keystone Avenue (August 2008)
• Westlane Road – 1.41 miles – Michigan Road to Ditch Road (October 2008)
• Ritter Avenue – 0.43 miles – East Pleasant Run Parkway South Drive to 10th Street (April 2009)
• Southeastern Avenue – 1.81 miles – Franklin Road to Five Points Road (June 2009)
• Allison Pointe – 0.90 miles – 82nd Street to Dead End (June 2009)
• Allisonville Road – 5.5 miles – Binford Boulevard to 82nd Street (November 2009)
• East Street – 0.72 miles – Sanders Street to Fletcher Avenue (November 2009)
• Cold Springs Road – 0.88 miles – Lafayette Road to Granada Circle (August 2010)
• Southeastern Avenue – 0.57 miles – South Sheridan Avenue to Hunter Road (August 2010)
• Raymond Street – 1.64 miles – Sherman Drive to Southeastern Avenue (November 2010)
​• 46th Street - 3.29 miles - College Avenue to Emerson Avenue (August 2011)
​• 10th Street - 0.81 miles - I-465 to Lynhurst Drive (July 2011)
​• 52nd Street - 0.28 miles - Monon Trail to College Avenue (August 2011)
​• Illinois Street - 5.8 miles - New York Street to Canal Towpath (October 2011)
​• Capitol Avenue - 5.63 miles - New York Street to Canal Towpath (October 2011)
​• Madison Avenue/Shelby Street - 8.14 miles - Virginia Avenue (Shelby Street) to County Line Road (Madison Avenue) (October 2011)
​• Broad Ripple Avenue - 1.02 miles - Monon Trail to Keystone Avenue (November 2011)
​• Lafayette Road - 13.06 miles - West New York Street to County Line (November 2011)

 


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