STATE OF BIKING
CITY OF ST. LOUIS
DIRECTOR OF STREETS, TODD WAELTERMAN
HISTORY
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1994 - City of St. Louis had ZERO miles of
bike facilities
Mid-90’s - built the Riverfront Trail, whic...
WHERE DO WE
STAND NOW?
Off Street Trails
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Currently 36 miles of
off-street trails:
 Carondelet Park
 Forest Park
 River Des Peres
 Tower Gr...
SHARROWS
 Currently 74

miles of shared
lanes, marked
with sharrows
Bike lanes
 Currently 16

miles of
dedicated bike
lanes
City’s first buffered bike lane
½ mile of Arsenal along TG Park
MODOT - Manchester
(McCausland to Vandeventer)

2 miles of
shared
lanes

2.6 miles
of buffered
lanes
Tower Grove at
Vandeventer
Phase 3
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42 miles of updates
14 miles of upgrades
52 miles of new
bikeways (including the
DesPeres Neighborhood
Gree...
BIKE RACKS
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46 Art racks installed
by neighborhood
commercial districts
80 Arch racks
installed across the
city
12...
Bike Corrals
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Scouting locations
for 4-6 corrals
By end of 2014
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97.06 miles of shared lane
markings
36.16 miles of bike lanes
10.06 miles of buffered
bike ...
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State of Biking Todd Waelterman

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Moving to the Next Level, November 20, 2013
Gateway Bike Plan Implementation Workshop

Session: State of Biking in the Region: Progress Made

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State of Biking Todd Waelterman

  1. 1. STATE OF BIKING CITY OF ST. LOUIS DIRECTOR OF STREETS, TODD WAELTERMAN
  2. 2. HISTORY     1994 - City of St. Louis had ZERO miles of bike facilities Mid-90’s - built the Riverfront Trail, which stretches from north of the Arch to Chain of Rocks bridge (10.8 miles) 2005 – created first 22 miles of on-street bikeways 2008 – expanded to 75 miles
  3. 3. WHERE DO WE STAND NOW?
  4. 4. Off Street Trails  Currently 36 miles of off-street trails:  Carondelet Park  Forest Park  River Des Peres  Tower Grove Park  Mississippi Trail
  5. 5. SHARROWS  Currently 74 miles of shared lanes, marked with sharrows
  6. 6. Bike lanes  Currently 16 miles of dedicated bike lanes
  7. 7. City’s first buffered bike lane ½ mile of Arsenal along TG Park
  8. 8. MODOT - Manchester (McCausland to Vandeventer) 2 miles of shared lanes 2.6 miles of buffered lanes
  9. 9. Tower Grove at Vandeventer
  10. 10. Phase 3    42 miles of updates 14 miles of upgrades 52 miles of new bikeways (including the DesPeres Neighborhood Greenway)  Totaling 108 miles of new/improved facilities
  11. 11. BIKE RACKS    46 Art racks installed by neighborhood commercial districts 80 Arch racks installed across the city 120 Arch racks purchased, to be installed by spring
  12. 12. Bike Corrals  Scouting locations for 4-6 corrals
  13. 13. By end of 2014       97.06 miles of shared lane markings 36.16 miles of bike lanes 10.06 miles of buffered bike lanes 0.55 miles of neighborhood greenways (aka bike boulevards) 246 bike racks 6 bike corrals
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