Goals and Objectives

  • Increase the number of people that exercise daily by providing safe walking and biking experiences for citizens of all ages and levels of ability.
  • Increase the number of people walking and bicycling for everyday transportation purposes such as commuting to work, to school and running errands.
  • Enhance community connections to neighborhoods, parks, schools, businesses, retail and dining, and government facilities.
  • Increase the quality of life for the residents of Hancock County in an effort to retain current citizens and attract new citizens.
  • Provide guidance and priorities for implementing infrastructure to support walking and bicycling with a broad range of funding and support.
  • Provide program and policy recommendations that help support and increase walking and biking in the community.
  • Provide community awareness of motorists and cyclists sharing the road through public education.
  • Increase eco-tourism in Hancock County by attracting people that are looking for recreational activities in the region.
  • Be ready for future funding opportunities when they present themselves.
  • Identify future Safe Routes to Schools opportunities.
  • Create connections between communities within Hancock County.