On the evening of February 7, 2019, the Village of Wilmette and the project consultant team presented the draft recommendations for the plan at Village Hall. All of the exhibit boards presented as well as the presentation are linked below. Please review and submit comments via the online comment form by February 22. Additionally, you can sign up for a 15 minute time slot to speak to the project team on February 21st from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Village Hall (1200 Wilmette Avenue). Please sign up for time slots here.
Comments for the recommendations will be accepted through February 22nd. After this time, the project team will begin making revisions to the recommendations.
Presentation This is the presentation that was provided by the consultant project team on the background of the planning process.
Vision guiding future implementation of the plan
Community Engagement findings
Existing conditions and previous studies considered
Existing bike routes in and around the Village
Impacts of the recommendations that were analyzed
Village-Wide Network Recommendations This is an exhibit of all the draft bike recommendations.
All of the network recommendations shown in the above map are further detailed (including locations, descriptions, and concept designs of how the recommendations might look on Wilmette streets) in the following exhibit boards:
Intersections Typologies are the top challenging intersections across the Village as identified during community engagement and existing conditions analysis or intersections that should be improved in conjunction with bike network recommendations. This exhibit identifies intersection types and potential design solutions. The recommended intersection tools are further detailed in this exhibit.
Bike Wayfinding Signage This exhibit provides recommendations for signed bike routes to replace, remove, and add, as well as signage type recommendations.