Non-Motorized Transportation Plan

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Cover of Battle Creek 2023 Non-Motorized Transportation Plan


Planning for users who walk, bicycle, kayak, and more!

This plan strives to accomplish the following:

  • Improve pedestrian and bicycle connections and safety
  • Enhance canoe/kayak/SUP water trails and amenities
  • Maintain existing infrastructure for continued use
  • Strategic decision-making for growth and value-added features
  • Examine sidewalks, bike lanes, Linear Park (multi-use pathway), and trails for safety, extensions, and maintenance
  • Increase healthy outdoor options for neighbors and visitors
  • Ensure safe routes to school for kids, parents, and teachers
  • Reduce pollution by providing more routes options for non-motorized transportation users
  • Enhance connections to the Iron Belle Trail, North Country Trail, and Great Lakes-to-Lakes Trail systems
  • Add more connections between people and places
  1. Darcy Schmitt

    Planning Supervisor

  1. Bicycling
  2. Kayaking & Canoeing
  3. Local events
  4. Trails
  5. Regional plan
  6. Regulatory & Advisory info
  7. Accolades