In October 2014, the Bellingham City
Council approved the 2014 Bellingham Bicycle Master Plan. The Plan
identifies steps toward creating a safe, connected network of bicycle
facilities and supportive programs to encourage bicycling by all members of
Survey and map were closed May 27, 2013.
Completed July 2013
Opinions and information were gathered from the public survey and used as a basis for understanding the needs, ideas and concerns of Bellingham residents. The survey and interactive map findings will be used, along with other information, to inform the planning process and create the prioritized list of recommended improvements to the bicycling environment.
Led by the City Public Works Department with input from a citizen steering committee, the project will:
In 2010 the Bellingham City Council formed Transportation Benefit District No. 1 (TBD) which voters approved by 58% to provide dedicated funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects and expanded transit service. This funding supports Bellingham's adopted mode shift goals to reduce total automobile trips to 75%, or less, by 2022 while increasing mode shares for bicycle, pedestrian and transit travel.
For more information contact the Public Works Department Transportation Options Coordinator, 778-7950