Bike survey under way in Aspen |

Bike survey under way in Aspen

Aspen Times staff report
Aspen, CO, Colorado

ASPEN – The city of Aspen wants public input on bicycle and pedestrian safety.

Surveying began Monday and runs through early October. Paper versions of the survey are available at Aspen City Hall, the information booth at the corner of Galena Street and Hyman Avenue, and online at Community surveying will also take place at the following locations:

• Sept. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Galena Street mall, near the information booth

• Sept. 28, 8-10 a.m. – Hopkins Avenue pedestrian/bike path, corner of Hopkins and Monarch

• Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Aspen Saturday Market, corner of Hunter Street and Hyman Avenue

• Oct. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Rio Grande Park, near Rio Grande Trail

• Oct. 8, 4-6 p.m. – Galena Street mall, near the information booth

“The intent of the survey is to improve the pedestrian and bicycling experience on sidewalks and pedestrian malls in Aspen,” the city said in a news release Monday. “Survey results will help various city departments better understand whether or not individuals believe bicycles pose a safety threat along sidewalks and pedestrian malls and what type of enforcement they expect.”

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