Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.93
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Iowa State University
OP-T2-28: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Cathy Brown
Assistant Director of Campus Physical Planning
Facilities Planning and Management
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Has the institution developed a bicycle plan?:
Yes

A brief description of the plan:

ISU and the City of Ames have collaborated to develop a series of bicycle trails and paths that provide connectivity for cyclists throughout the community and within the university. The trail network consists of separate trails, shared use trails, and bicycle friendly streets. Bicycle parking is located throughout campus near university residences as well as throughout the academic areas of campus. CyRide, the community transit, provides for bike friendly buses as well. The student body funded the installation of a bike pump service area.


The website URL where information about the plan is available:
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Campus Master Plan, 1991 provides an overview for planning of bicycle circulation and parking facilities:
http://www.fpm.iastate.edu/planning/masterplan/CampusMasterPlan.pdf

Campus map with bike routes and parking layer:
http://www.fpm.iastate.edu/maps/

City of Ames bicycle information:
http://www.cityofames.org/index.aspx?page=939

Ames area bicycle trails:
http://www.traillink.com/city/ames-ia-trails.aspx

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