The Village of Wilmette commits to building a safe, inviting, and context-sensitive transportation network for all users. We visualize Wilmette as an accessible community for people of all ages and abilities where any transportation mode, including walking, biking, and driving, is expected on the transportation network, welcomed through secure, comfortable, and convenient design, and reflected in Village policies and programs.
Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan
The Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan Implementation Has Begun!
At the November 16, 2022 meeting, the Transportation Commission approved pedestrian accommodations on Sheridan Road (click here for proposed project plans) and bike accommodations on Park Avenue, Poplar Drive, and Washington Avenue (click here for proposed project plans). To view the entire meeting packet click November 16 meeting packet.
At the January 25, 2023 meeting, the Transportation Commission approved pedestrian accommodations and bike accommodations along the Ridge Road Corridor. Click here for more information.
On March 21, 2023 at 7:00 PM at Village Hall, the Transportation Commission will discuss bike and pedestrian accommodations on Wilmette Avenue/Glenview Road (Ridge Road to west Village limits). There will be in informal Open House held before the meeting during which interested parties will be able to review exhibits of the proposed improvements, ask questions and provide feedback to staff and the consultant. Stop by any time between 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM. The meeting packets will be posted no later than the Friday before the meetings and can be found here.
On March 10, 2022, the Transportation Commission approved Year 1 of the Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan (MBATP). The Year 1 project are as follows:
On March 10, 2022, the Transportation Commission approved a five-year implementation schedule for the Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan. This implementation plan will serve as a roadmap for building the network.
View the staff presentation regarding the Implementation Plan (pdf)
View the staff memo regarding the Implementation Plan (pdf)
On February 23, 2021, the Village Board approved a Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan, which is shaped by community input and will guide future decision-making in the Village. The plan explores ways to improve walking and bicycle access to the Village’s transit stations, business districts, parks, schools and other key destinations throughout the Village.
View the Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan (pdf)
View the staff presentation of the Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan at the February 9, 2021 Village Board meeting
View the staff memo prepared regarding the Master Bike and Active Transportation Plan (pdf)
View the District 39 School Walking Route Map (pdf)
View more information regarding bicycling in Wilmette (pdf)Keyword: bike route hiking and biking bike plan active transportation walk and bike pedestrian
This page was last updated on November 8, 2022.