Evaluation & Planning – Planning for bicycling & walking as safe and viable transportation options

 Safety & Usage Evaluations & Surveys

  1. IMall at Corbett

  2. North Horseshoe at Espina

 

 

 

Campus Bicycle Facilities

 

 

 

                  Rack usage evaluation (image below) 

 

 

 

 

  • Adding bicycle repair stations (bike tire pump, bike stand and wrenches – see photo)

            Locations (page link with maps and coordinates)

             #1. Corbett Hall, west side;

             #2. Williams Ave at Standley Dr. near Aggie Express;

             #3. McFee Circle by Zuhl Library (SW side); and

             #4. Frenger Mall at Hernandez Hall

 

 

 

 

 

  • Installing flashing speed signage (to improve ped safety)

              1. Stewart Ave by Pinion Hall;

              2. Stewart Ave. by Equestrian Center;

              3. Wells Ave. in South Housing; and

              4. Wells Ave. by Intermural Field

 

 

  • Installing additional bike and cart lanes

           1. Stewart Ave;

 

           2. Espina Street;

 

           3. McFie Circle North

 

           4. McFie Circle South

                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Installation of lights at pedestrian crossings (Alamogordo campus and University Ave)

(Photo at right)

 

 

 

 

 

CYCLING Routes and Maps

 

 

  • MPO Bike & Pedestrian Loop Trail around Las CrucesMulti-Use Trail

    (Dec 2, 2012 Sun NEWS story  local) The 4.5-mile new trail will connect the Triviz Multi-Purpose Path with the La Lloroña Trail, and to trails that link to the north end of the New Mexico State University campus (see map).
    “From a bicyclists’ standpoint, it’s a great path . . .This portion creates a loop around Las Cruces, estimated to be more than 32 miles long.  MPO map of the Trail is provided at right & further details are available via the links below.
    Las Cruces MPO Multi-use Map [Draft]

    Mesilla Valley Bicycling Suitability Map

 

  • Information from The Las Cruces Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) website indicates that Las Cruces has over 65 miles of in-road bicycle lanes, shared-use lanes, and bicycle routes.  The City of Las Cruces also has 15 miles of paved and natural-surface trails.  The bicycle facilities vary and enjoyment may depend on your experience level.

 

 

Local & Campus Bus Info – Las Cruces RoadRunner Transit (Bus System)  Feb 26, 2011  (posting)