Pedestrian Environment

Pedestrian Environment Policy

Plano will pursue a universally accessible and well-connected pedestrian system that promotes walkability, improves navigation of major thoroughfares, and encourages connections between residential areas and neighborhood centers.

Pedestrian Environment Action Statement


Status
Develop and adopt a pedestrian plan that provides for an accessible, safe system to
promote walkability in Plano.

pending
Foster a streetscape design that includes tree plantings, lighting, street furniture, and
wayfinding guides to enhance Plano’s pedestrian environment.

inprogress
Implement traffic calming methodologies to reduce traffic speeds and improve pedestrian
safety.

inprogress
Review feasibility of narrowing intersections on major roadways to improve the safety of
crosswalks and reduce the distance pedestrians must travel across streets.

inprogress
Identify and complete sidewalk gaps along the city’s roadway system.
inprogress
Create Safe Routes to School maps.
inprogress
Partner with the public school districts, colleges, and businesses to develop public service
announcements that promote pedestrian awareness education.

pending


Supporting Materials and Resources
School Zones
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