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Bike Lane Proposal. For El Paso, TX. Have you had this happen while you are driving your car?. Has this happened to you? As a motorist?. The Proposal. Look at investing into more cycling lanes Addition of cycling lanes can create jobs Addition of cycling lanes can bring more cycling events

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bike lane proposal

Bike Lane Proposal

For El Paso, TX

have you had this happen while you are driving your car
Have you had this happen while you are driving your car?

Has this happened to you? As a motorist?

the proposal
The Proposal
  • Look at investing into more cycling lanes
  • Addition of cycling lanes can create jobs
  • Addition of cycling lanes can bring more cycling events
    • Income for the city
    • Interest for cycling tourists
slide4

Image courtesy of Bicycle, by David Herlih

The history of the “Bicycle” as illustrated on this picture is from early 1800’s designing a “Mechanical Horse” by Oierre Mechaux in Paris of 1860

CITY OF EL PASO CITY COUNCIL

Business Proposal for “City of El Paso Bicycle Route Plan of 2011”

Comparison of Austin Bicycle Plan of 1980;

Demography’s; Weather/Climate and Metro Status on “OZONE”

To The City of Austin’s Bicycle Advisory Council

slide5

The United States Department of Transportation Case 25, 1995 was a positive decision toward the Decision and Policy from experts under the utilization of bicycles as Transportation

  • The City of Austin Street Smarts Task Force of 2008 assistance in receiving the City of Austin Award the Friendly Community the Silver Level (a 4 Level Category: Platinum, Gold, Silver, & Bronze) by The League of American Bicyclist (1996/rev.2002) which was established in 1880 and considers the 5E’s:
  • Engineering;
  • Education;
  • Encouragement;
  • Enforcement;
  • Evaluation & Planning
slide6

The Promotions of Health; Wealth; and Freedom, The Municipality Government estimate of: Finances = Savings:

  • Tails: $1 Million per mile;
  • Bike Lanes: $5,000 a mile;
  • $100 Parks 2 bikes, $40,000 garages 1 car;
  • 20 bike cops = 1 police cruiser
  • a) Funding & Infrastructure (lack of funding)
  • b) Benefit & society as a whole (unsafe motorist accidents & cost)
  • c) Bicycle Races and Clubs.
slide7

With the assistance of “The Rails to Trail Conservancy” and funding from:Federal Aid Highway Act 1973 for Municipality Cycle Programs; The Transportation Effect act of 1991 (ISTEA) for funding as an Inter modal surface; The Transportation Equality Act of 21st Century (TEA21) for more money onCyclist Project; Cyclist Safety; (Bicycle Helmet Giveaways Program in Texas 1995)Cyclist Educational Activities; from their Federal Funding In addition, to all Safety precautions through Bike Route Signs & Pavement markings and Intersection modifications

slide8

Steps for Commitment on creating “Bicycle Programs” and “Bicycle Plan” are issues of Municipality Government “City of El Paso” making an investment for their citizens whom are non-motorist Steps for Commitment on creating “Bicycle Programs” and “Bicycle Plan” are issues of Municipality Government “City of El Paso” making an investment for their citizens whom are non-motorist The Impact of the Bicycle in Modern Society in an Economic aspect: Local Economy; Tourism; Quality of Life; Energy Independence on The Low Gasoline Tax; Few Tool Roads and Massive Free Parking. With an elimination of the expense of gasoline; cost of a car; air pollution; problems with environment; public health and land use (an unbalance lane-use); urban , traffic congestion; Exhaustion of fossil fuel ; excess pollution greenhouse gasses; loss & fragmentation of rural lands; wild life. Promotion of Good Life and Doctor Recommendation as estimation in the United States of the Negative Physical Issues of Obesity; & cardiovascular disease

reasons why cycling lanes are needed
Reasons why cycling lanes are needed!
  • Lack of areas for cyclists to ride safely
  • Cyclists aren’t only doing it for exercise
    • Students cycle to school
    • Some professionals cycle to work
  • Less chance of a cyclist getting crossed by driver
  • Less chance of death or accident to occur with dedicated cycling lanes.
areas with seperated cycling lanes
Areas with seperated Cycling Lanes

Resler going to Trans Mountain

Buffer from traffic at 5 PM

new york and arguments for buffer lanes
New York and arguments for buffer lanes.
  • NYC Buffer Zones
  • Portland, OR Cycling intersections
bike lane nicely located
Bike Lane nicely located

Could use a larger area between the traffic.

conclusion
Conclusion
  • Adding the lanes will decrease amounts of traffic in some areas
  • Cycle lanes will make it more safe and more fun for people to get out and ride
  • The space is already available in A LOT of areas
  • Much needed jobs can be created
  • El Paso won’t be claimed as one of the fattest cities…