2030 Mobility Plan: Pedestrian Network

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Recently identified as the fourth most deadly city for pedestrians, the proposed 2030 Mobility Plan aims improve the city's pedestrian facilities and network.



Walking in Jacksonville Today



Walking in Jacksonville is dangerous everywhere, according to a national study released Monday. It found that Jacksonville is the fourth most dangerous metropolitan area in the country for pedestrians.

http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2009-11-09/story/jacksonville_is_fourth_most_deadly_city_for_pedestrians


Jacksonville's Existing Pedestrian Network (Functional Highway Classification System only)

This map illustrates Jacksonville's existing sidewalk network along the city's Functional Highway Classification Roadway network.


Existing (2008-2009) Conditions - Level of Service (LOS) for Pedestrian Mode

This color coded LOS map indicates that most of Jacksonville's sidewalk facilities are rated LOS D or worse.


Existing Network & Committed Projects - Pedestrian Mode

Committed sidewalk projects to be constructed in the upcoming years are indicated in blue.


Projected 2030 Conditions - Level of Service (LOS) for Pedestrian Mode

If current sprawling development trends continue, a significant portion of the city's pedestrian facilities will rate at LOS E or F.


2030 Multimodal Study Transportation Plan Improvements - Pedestrian Mode

The 2030 Multimodal Transportation Plan focuses on strengthening pedestrian oriented connectivity within Jacksonville's urban core and along future mass transit corridors.  Proposed sidewalk projects along Functional Highway Classification System roadways are indicated in red.


The current draft of the Mobility Plan sets aside $13.51 million for the construction of future pedestrian projects. Included in this number is $3 million for the construction of a pedestrian overpass over the Arlington Expressway, just east of Arlington Road.

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