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. Comments from those who couldn’t make it to the Open House were accepted through February 22. The project team is now underway in compiling and analyzing public feedback on the recommendations and proposing revisions.
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.