LA CROSSE, WI (WXOW)—The public had another chance to see the plans to make La Crosse a more bicycle and pedestrian friendly community on Thursday.
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Steering Committee showed off final drafts of new trails at the Radisson.
The committee will present the plans to city council next month.
Some of the proposals call for bike lanes on the blocks surrounding King Street, West Avenue, Jackson Street and Fifth Avenue.
"I think the plan is very comprehensive and its a beginning and its our job to just keep working towards the goal," Carolyn Dvorak, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Member said.
Besides new bike lanes, the city also hope to teach more bicycle safety in schools and to bus drivers.
They also hope more bike lanes will keep bikers off the sidewalks making them safer for pedestrians.
Dvorak said the number one obstacle of getting people to walk or bike around the city is they're fearful of traffic.
"As we work in the La Crosse area and we start to put in some of these safer routes people are more willing to get out on their bicycles and walk and try some of these other ways of moving around," Dvorak said.
To view the bicycle and pedestrian trail plans and to share your comments with the city click here.
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