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MINNESOTA STATEWIDE PEDESTRIAN SYSTEM PLAN NOW AVAILABLE

Thank you for sharing your ideas about improving walking throughout Minnesota. The draft MnDOT Statewide Pedestrian System Plan is now available for you to read and review! To request these materials in an alternative format, call (651) 366-4718 or e-mail ADArequest@dot.state.mn.us.

An Executive Summary is included in the draft plan as a brief summary. Additionally, if you are interested in specific topic areas, the Goals and Objectives section (page 40 - 44), includes hyperlinks to navigate the document based on the plan's Action Items.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Join us at one of the following engagement events and tell us about what types of infrastructure would help you walk more often in your community!


Streets Alive!
Moorhead, MN on August 25th


King Turkey Day
Worthington, MN on September 14th


You can download a PDF version of the draft plan and return comments to Jake Rueter (jacob.rueter@state.mn.us).

PRIORITY AREAS FOR WALKING STUDY (PAWS) SCORES MAP

The Priority Areas for Walking Study (PAWS) scores half-mile hexagons based on equity, safety, health, infrastructure, and land use factors. The maximum possible score was 19. The highest scoring hexagons received a score of 16. The plan used the PAWS analysis to prioritize investment in walking infrastructure throughout the state. Learn more in Chapter 4: How MnDOT is Planning for Walking Investments.