Construction Criteria

The following criteria were used as the basis for determining sidewalk gap, Bike Route and Walk / Ride Sharepath Designation / construction and funding contributions:
  • Pedestrian / Bicyclist Safety Funding Resources
  • Current / Projected Use / Demand Maintenance - Public / Private
  • Physical / Right-of-way constraints ("Constructibility") Property Ownership - Public, Schools, Private
  • Proximity / Links to Schools, Parks, Employment Centers Provision of sidewalks on both sides of Major Roads
  • Coordination with other public / private projects Existing Sidewalks / Paths in adjacent communities
  • Planned Sidewalks / Paths in adjacent communities Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) and the MMUTCD