Category: Planning & Development Department News

City prepares application to become a “Bicycle Friendly Community”

Champaign has made significant strides in becoming a more bicycle friendly community in recent years. Miles of new bicycle lanes have been added to city streets along with many new programs and educational efforts to promote cycling as a safe and viable means of transportation. The efforts are paying off as the community has become…
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City Staff Participates in Unit 4 “Futures Conference”

On Thursday, November 1st the Champaign Unit 4 School District hosted an afternoon conference to discuss the future of school facilities and programming in the district. Several City staff members from various departments participated in the event which attracted over 150 participants. The conference included several presentations from the district’s consultant, DeJong Richter, on designing…
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Champaign Bicycle Implementation Plan Public Meeting

The Champaign Bicycle Implementation Plan is built on the foundation of prior plans such as the 2008 Transportation Master Plan, the 2011 Trails Plan and the 2011 Comprehensive Plan. It creates a fully interconnected, seamless and safe bicycle facility network that connects areas in the City and in the larger Champaign-Urbana community. Since 2008 the…
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