What is the Sumter Walk + Bike Master Plan?
The Sumter Walk + Bike Master Plan is the first of its kind study for Sumter that serves as a guide for expanding the bicycle and pedestrian network in the Sumter area. The Plan recommends improvements to bring about the long-term vision of connecting the area with an active transportation infrastructure that expands routes throughout the community that are safe, convenient, and comfortable for all users.
What are the benefits of a bicycle and pedestrian master plan?
The continued development of the Sumter area’s network of bicycle and pedestrian facilities will make biking and walking a more viable mode of transportation and a fun way to get around. The improvements will also contribute to an enhanced quality of life for residents including increased public health. The Plan considers the region’s future growth and contribute to distinguishing Sumter as a healthy, vibrant community with high-quality lifestyle accommodations.
What does the Plan include?
The SUATS Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Project includes the following components: