Bikeability Tour Report Edmonds, WA August 28, 2013 Purpose: To understand the strengths and weaknesses of the bicycle network in Edmonds through a community bike ride. The route focused on safe, direct connections in and out of downtown Edmonds to access transit, schools, Highway 99 and the Interurban Trail by bike. Route: General Recommendations Wayfinding: Adopt wayfinding and signage standards that are uniform across jurisdictions in south Snohomish County. Use them to help connect existing infrastructure and highlight local attractions and important destinations. Add signage. Connectivity: Boost connectivity Date/Time: Wednesday, August 28 2013, 5:15 p.m-7:30 p.m. Start/End Location: Marina Beach Park Attendees: • • • • • • • • • • Adam Ali Akram Ali Veronica Calayan Jan Johnson Steve Kaiser Tom Kirkendall Vicky Spring Edgar Leonen Tracy Norlen Mark Peterson • • • • • • • • • Nathan Proudfoot Todd Rosenfelt Scot Simpson Reid Larson George Kosovich Ryann Child, Cascade Bicycle Club Jeff Aken, Cascade Bicycle Club Peter Hallson, Cascade Ride Leader Avilio Moreno, Cascade Ride Leader City Representative: • Bertrand Hauss, City of Edmonds, Traffic Engineer 1 by improving key cross-jurisdictional routes such as 212th S SW with buffered bike lanes. Extend the bike lanes on 220th St. SW east to connect to 76th Ave W and the Interurban Trail, improve safety on Olympic View Drive for bikes and add buffered lanes to 9th Ave. Develop a greenway on 6th Ave S that allows children and families to comfortably access downtown by bike Infrastructure for all ages and abilities: Update plans and implement projects that reflect new infrastructure designs that work for all people of ages and abilities, such as protected bike lanes that separate fast moving cars from bicycles and intersection designs that promote predictability and safety.