By Stephanie Tomlin on Jan 08, 2021
New Bicycle Facility GIS Data for the State - Help Us Keep it Up to Date!
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During the summer of 2020, UDOT, WFRC and other transportation agencies evaluated every UGRC road centerline file segment (functional classification “Collector” and above) throughout the state for the presence and type of a bike facility. The evaluation used the most recent Google Streetview available to determine what bicycle facility type was present on each side of the road. As of the January, 2021 road update, that data is now appended to the SGID Road centerlines layer (see the Bike_L and Bike_R fields) and is available for planning or other uses!
This was a huge effort that required a lot of staff time, but it was worth it because we realize the value good data has in community planning. Moving forward we would like to ask all of you for help maintaining this data! It’s simple: let us know when a roadway in your community gets a new bike facility, or an existing facility gets an upgrade. To do this, simply fill out Active Transportation Bike Facility form. Don’t have a Google log-in? No problem, here is the same form without the log-in requirement.
We very much appreciate your help keeping this resource up-to-date and relevant for years to come! Please reach out to Stephanie Tomlin (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions!