Bicycle Pedestrian Plan 2014


The City has completed preparation of a Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan that analyzes needs and deficiencies, develops guidelines and standards for bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and identifies and prioritizes infrastructure improvements.  The City worked with Toole Design Group, a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in bicycle and pedestrian transportation, to assist in preparing the Plan.  For more information please contact Juliet Walker, Transportation Planner, 603-610-7296 or


  • June 5, 2014: Public Meeting to Discuss Draft Tool Kit, Recommendations, and Priorities, 6:30-8:30pm, Levenson Room, Portsmouth Public Library
  • February 6, 2014: Public Information Gathering Meeting, 6:30-8:30pm, Levenson Room, Portsmouth Public Library

Project Schedule

  • December – Project Kick-Off
  • January – Launch of interactive WikiMap and on-line Survey
  • February – Public Meeting / Open House, Field Assessments, Stakeholder Interviews / Focus Group discussions
  • March – Preliminary project report on Opportunities and Constraints
  • April -- Preliminary project report on Vision and Goals, Toolkit, Evaluation Criteria
  • June – Public Meeting / Open House, Presentation of draft Plan to Planning Board, Bicycle and Pedestrian Counts
  • July -- Planning Board meeting and hearing on draft Plan
  • August – Planning Board adoption of Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

Project Reports / Reference Materials