There needs to be a way to pedestrians and cyclists to get from the West side of 421 to the East side safely. There a many subdivisions (Hampton Ridge, Carrington, Highland Park, etc) in this area that don't have a safe way of getting to Hays Nature Preserve and the associated Greenways. I would like to see a pedestrian cross walk installed at Taylor and 431 to allow the western side of 431 access to Hays. Sidewalks ...more »
Before moving to Huntsville, I lived in another mid-sized city with an extensive bike trail network leading to the heart of downtown and spreading out to surrounding suburbs and county areas. It was AMAZING. The paths allowed for people to bike, walk or scoot all over the city and surrounding populous areas. This reduced road congestion, cut commute times and pollution and encouraged a "side industry" of bike shops, scooter ...more »
What is your best idea to recapture and revitalize Huntsville's 2.25 miles of riverfront?
Monte Sano is an excellent climb for cyclists, and having a bike lane would make it even better! The blind curves and drainage ditch causes traffic to build up and nervous riders. The current traffic lanes are wide, so narrowing each one by 2' would allow a 4' bike lane for cyclists to climb the beautiful roadway and keep traffic flowing!