Active Transportation in Blaine

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City of Blaine Director of Community Development Michael Jones.

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Active Transportation in Blaine

  1. 1. Blaine TrailsThe Northwest NecklaceMichael Jones, Community Development DirectorDeborah Harger, Community & Tourism Development CoordinatorAlex Wenger, Community Planner IIActive Transportation SummitOctober 11, 2012
  2. 2. Plan It
  3. 3. Northwest Necklace Original Concept
  4. 4. Telling the StoryInterpretive Signage Plan
  5. 5. Heritage H
  6. 6. HEcology
  7. 7. Wildlife
  8. 8. History
  9. 9. The Northwest Necklace Planning and Funding Partners•City of Blaine•Port of Bellingham•Whatcom Council of Governments – Coast Millennium Trail•NW Parks and Recreation District 2•WSDOT- Funding Partner•Drayton Harbor Maritime•Development Projects•Whatcom County Parks
  10. 10. 1992 Federal Grant for Marine Drive Bike Trail “Walking and bicycle paths are our number one priority,” Sturgill said. “(The paths) are meeting a need.” November 12, 1992, The Blaine Banner
  11. 11. 2012 Marine Drive Trail
  12. 12. Closing the Clasp Water Transportation LinkHistoric Plover Passenger Ferry
  13. 13. Linking Blaine Harbor and Semiahmoo Gangway at Semiahmoo funded by a portionof the CMT Enhancement Grant – connecting Blaine & Semiahmoo
  14. 14. The Missing Link . . . . . .
  15. 15. Challenges for Completing the NecklaceNarrow roads & bridges for bike lanes
  16. 16. Roads Close to Shoreline
  17. 17. Plover Ferry Service Limited Seasonally
  18. 18. Protecting Existing TrailsAngled parking eliminated 3 blocks of bike lane
  19. 19. A short story on successful trail projects
  20. 20. Drayton Cove Trail (Northwest Necklace)
  21. 21. Semiahmoo Spit Trails (Northwest Necklace)
  22. 22. Peace Portal Community Trail (Northwest Necklace)
  23. 23. Montfort Neighborhood Trail Improvements
  24. 24. Blaine TrailsThe Northwest Necklace

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