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Mailing Address

P. Scott Thompson

Division of Planning
101 East Vine
Suite 700
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone 258-3160

Planning Email

Bike/Walk email

Special Report
Special Report

South Limestone Multi-Modal Study
(Cooper Drive to Avenue of the Champions)

The South Limestone Multi-Modal Transportation Study was conducted by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) and Lexington Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), in partnership with the University of Kentucky (UK) and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC). 

The purpose of the study was to develop a conceptual design that will improve safety and convenience for all drivers, bicyclists, transit riders and pedestrians who utilize this busy corridor.

South Limestone Multi-Modal Transportation Study

South Limestone Multi-Modal Transportation Study - Appendix

Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan
The Lexington Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) adopted the Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan for Fayette and Jessamine County on August 22, 2007.

The plan presents a vision for making our region a better place to bicycle, walk and live. It is the result of a major planning effort that assessed each community’s bicycle and pedestrian needs, determined public desires and developed strategic goals, a long range improvement plan and a strategy for implementation.

Digital copies of the plan may be downloaded in PDF format by chapter or as one large document:

Entire Plan

Plan By Sections

Plan Summary
The plan proposes the creation of a more Balanced Transportation System through the development of Complete Streets and a Greenway Trail system.

  • ‘Complete Streets’ are designed with the needs of pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit users in mind as well as children, seniors and persons with disabilities. Complete street policies and projects have been identified and prioritized in the plan.
  • Greenway Trails were incorporated into the plan and priority trail corridors and projects have been established.

Other plan themes include:

Ways in which bicycling and walking can contribute to more sustainable community development. The plan presents local development and design issues that should be addressed to create more walkable and bicycle-friendly neighborhoods.

Improving safety and security for bicyclists and pedestrians through public education and law enforcement.

Contributing to the economic vitality of our region by providing a quality of life that attracts and retains businesses and through bicycle tourism efforts.

Improving the overall quality of life in the region by achieving health and environmental goals and through encouraging and facilitating active lifestyles.

Greenway Master Plan
In June 2002, the Greenway Master Plan was adopted by the Urban County Planning Commission. The plan offers recommendations for protecting vital stream corridors throughout the area and it proposes over 20 trails and improvements to existing bicycle facilities. It also endorses a rural road bike system. Download The Plan.

University of Kentucky Bicycle Master Plan
The University of Kentucky Bike Plan outlines a number of programs and actions to encourage more students and employees to bike to campus. Download The Plan.

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