Improving Pedestrian and Bicycle Connectivity During Rehabilitation of Existing Bridges

The City of Ithaca and the New York State Department of Transportation rehabilitated the historic Thurston Avenue Bridge in Ithaca, NY, to meet today’s multimodal transportation needs without compromising the historic structure. (Credit: FHWA)

The City of Ithaca and the New York State Department of Transportation rehabilitated the historic Thurston Avenue Bridge in Ithaca to meet today’s multimodal transportation needs without compromising the historic structure. (Credit: FHWA)

This new white paper from the Pedestrian and Bicyclist Information Center (PBIC) focuses on opportunities to reconnect bicycle and pedestrian networks through bridge rehabilitation projects. The paper presents examples and case studies of completed projects.

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