Draft Sidewalk Master Plan

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Over the years the Town of Huntsville has identified a need to improve the pedestrian network in the community.

Some of the strategic goals developed from the Municipality's strategic Plan was to prepare a multi-year sidewalk capital plan and improve pedestrian linkages throughout the Town. These goals are embodied in the Strategic Plan under Roads and Infrastructure, Transportation, objectives RdINF 1.5 & 1.6.

Discussion

The purpose of this plan is to identify existing infrastructure, develop a plan for major sidewalks, minor sidewalks, multi-use pathways and set standards for future growth.

The goals of the Town of Huntsville’s Sidewalk Master Plan are:

  • Enhance sidewalk network including but not limited to; adding new sidewalks, connect existing disjointed sidewalks, removal of abandoned sidewalks, future removal of non-warranted sidewalks, connection to trails, and upgrade undersized sidewalks.
  • Plan and establish a network of major sidewalks throughout the Municipality to facilitate planning of future sidewalks in and among neighbourhoods.
  • Improve walkability and safety for Pedestrians walking throughout the municipality students travelling to/from school
  • Expand connectivity to community facilities (trails, parks schools, etc.) for residents.
  • Improve community walkability and disabled persons’ accessibility to sidewalk network. AODA Compliant.
  • Improved Existing Intersection Crossings. AODA Compliant.
  • Integration of crosswalks where required and AODA Compliant.
  • Create a framework for implementing sidewalk construction and project prioritization.
  • Reduce maintenance costs.
  • Sidewalk planning and coordination with the Downtown Master Plan and Capital Improvement Plan.


Over the years the Town of Huntsville has identified a need to improve the pedestrian network in the community.

Some of the strategic goals developed from the Municipality's strategic Plan was to prepare a multi-year sidewalk capital plan and improve pedestrian linkages throughout the Town. These goals are embodied in the Strategic Plan under Roads and Infrastructure, Transportation, objectives RdINF 1.5 & 1.6.

Discussion

The purpose of this plan is to identify existing infrastructure, develop a plan for major sidewalks, minor sidewalks, multi-use pathways and set standards for future growth.

The goals of the Town of Huntsville’s Sidewalk Master Plan are:

  • Enhance sidewalk network including but not limited to; adding new sidewalks, connect existing disjointed sidewalks, removal of abandoned sidewalks, future removal of non-warranted sidewalks, connection to trails, and upgrade undersized sidewalks.
  • Plan and establish a network of major sidewalks throughout the Municipality to facilitate planning of future sidewalks in and among neighbourhoods.
  • Improve walkability and safety for Pedestrians walking throughout the municipality students travelling to/from school
  • Expand connectivity to community facilities (trails, parks schools, etc.) for residents.
  • Improve community walkability and disabled persons’ accessibility to sidewalk network. AODA Compliant.
  • Improved Existing Intersection Crossings. AODA Compliant.
  • Integration of crosswalks where required and AODA Compliant.
  • Create a framework for implementing sidewalk construction and project prioritization.
  • Reduce maintenance costs.
  • Sidewalk planning and coordination with the Downtown Master Plan and Capital Improvement Plan.