Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements
One of the goals of the Mobility35 program is to enhance bicycle and pedestrian operations. Potential improvements include bicycle and pedestrian accommodations along and across I-35 with shared use paths where sufficient right of way exists, dedicated pedestrian signals at all traffic signal locations and pathways compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Improvements will:
- Provide safer bicycle and pedestrian routes
- Increase east/west mobility throughout the corridor
- Support multiple travel modes
Cyclists and Pedestrians in Innovative Intersections
Pedestrian and bicyclist use are being carefully considered as part of the evaluation process for the innovative intersections, including the Diverging Diamond Intersection (DDI) and the Modern Roundabout, proposed in multiple locations throughout the corridor. Innovative intersections benefit pedestrians and bicyclists in the following way:
- DDIs and roundabouts provide the ability to cross one direction of traffic at a time, reducing the need to watch for turning traffic.