Public Works will host an open-house meeting to share plans for the Garbers Church Road Shared Use Path (aka Connect our Schools) with the public.
Bicycle & Pedestrian
Agendas for Environmental Performance Standards Committee meetings.
Open-house meeting at the Community Activities Center to share conceptual designs for the Garbers Church Road Shared Use Path.
The Garbers Church Road Shared Use Path project consists of sidewalk and shared use path (SUP) improvements along Garbers Church Road, and between Garbers Church Road and Westover Park.
A Harrisonburg Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Public Meeting will be hosted at Keister Elementary School cafeteria (100 Maryland Ave, Harrisonburg).
The Plan's overall goal is: "To present an easily communicable, comprehensive vision for the public streetscape in Downtown Harrisonburg that can be utilized by public and private agencies to further develop and sustain a vibrant downtown."
The Chicago Avenue Corridor Study focuses on Chicago Avenue from Gay Street to Mt. Clinton Pike, Mt. Clinton Pike from Lincolnshire Drive, just beyond the city line, to Virginia Avenue (VA Route 42), and Park Road and Parkwood Drive where they run through the campus of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) and Eastern Mennonite High School (EMHS).
In 2015, the City of Harrisonburg and James Madison University were awarded $364,500 from Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Revenue Sharing funds to extend the Bluestone Trail from Sonner Hall to Carrier Drive on JMU campus.
These maps are guides to help parents select a route for their student to walk or bike to school. Each map includes landmarks, recommended gathering locations where families might meet up and walk or bike to school together, and approximate distance and travel time between the gathering locations and the school.
Use the new Harrisonburg Community Bike Map to choose biking routes along city streets and separated paths to get to school, work, and around the City!