The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Hampton Roads metropolitan planning area, is finalizing its first regional active transportation (bicycle/pedestrian) plan entitled Linking Hampton Roads.
First, HRTPO staff developed an introductory chapter that provides the vision statement and goals, the value of active transportation facilities and connecting communities, types of bicycle users, types of facilities, and level of protection from traffic.
Next, HRTPO staff analyzed the existing conditions, which include the following:
Following the existing conditions analysis, staff assessed the needs of the region and took an in-depth look at the existing facilities across the region to develop the infrastructure recommendations, which include proposed regional facilities.
Completing the plan, HRTPO staff produced the final chapter, Taking Action, which provides detailed next steps for the region and localities.
To review the full draft plan of Linking Hampton Roads, click on the link below:
Currently, the complete draft Linking Hampton Roads plan is on the agenda of January 31, 2020, Active Transportation Subcommittee for approval and forwarding to Transportation Technical Advisory Committee for presentation at the February 5, 2020 TTAC meeting.
All interested parties are encouraged to review the draft plan and send comments to Steve Lambert, Transportation Planner II, at email@example.com or by mail to 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320 by February 21, 2020.