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premium on comfortable and easily understandable bike infrastructure. 
*		 People moving people, goods or cargo - Bicycles
and tricycles outfitted to carry multiple passengers or cargo, or bicycles pulling trailers, increase
the types of trips that can be made by bike, and
are not well accommodated by bicycle facilities
designed to minimal standards.
*		 Confident cyclists - The small percentage of the
bicycling population who are very experienced
and comfortable riding in mixed motor vehicle
traffic conditions are also accommodated by, and
often prefer, All Ages & Abilities facilities, though
they may still choose to ride in mixed traffic.
Understanding the needs of Edmontonians coupled with analytical work meant we could describe the
network needed to fulfill the bike plan values. Analysis
included mapping Edmonton's low-traffic stress (LTS1)
network, mapping which neighborhoods have most of
their destinations connected to our low-traffic stress
network, assessing which areas are likely to generate

more cycling trips, bicycle collision mapping, and mapping of demographic information. 
All of this helped us to see our city in a new way
and will help us prioritize projects through our coming
implementation guide, which will further outline high
level costs, and prioritize supportive actions.
We recognize that the Bike Plan is not an end in
itself. The Bike Plan, through the future bike network
plan, strives to provide the " why? " but not necessarily
the " how? " -leaving a high degree of flexibility to better
understand the local context through engagement,
planning, and design in a way that is meaningful to the
community while recognizing network implications.
That flexibility is powered by coordination and delivery
integration, building on the processes that have grown
over the past few years.
By sharing Edmonton's bike story and the Bike
Plan, we hope the lessons we learned along the way
can help other communities in creating their own
bike stories. Check out Edmonton's Bike Plan at
www.edmonton.ca/bikeplan. itej

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