The Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan provides a vision and implementation strategy for improving conditions for bicycling and walking in Longview, over time. The Master Plan describes proposed City policy changes that can make Longview supportive of active transportation. It lists specific infrastructure projects to improve streets for walking and biking. The Master Plan also provides ideas for partnerships with community organizations and other public agencies to fostering a walking and biking culture to maximize the return on investment on infrastructure projects. The Master Plan is an implementation tool for achieving the City's Complete Streets vision.
The Master Plan was developed through a collaborative, public process. Beginning in early 2021, a team of Complete Streets Advisory Committee members, other residents, volunteers, and City staff drafted the Plan. City staff developed and hosted a virtual, public open house from February through March 2022 (Open House Story Map). Staff also hosted an in-person open house on March 10, 2022 and invited the public to learn more about the draft Master Plan and provide comments. On June 9, 2022, City Council hosted a workshop to further discuss the plan and invite the public to comment. City Council adopted the Master Plan on June 23, 2022 via Resolution 2412.