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Regional Walkability Plan2021-04-27T10:44:14-07:00

Help us make Southern Nevada streets more walkable

Many streets in Southern Nevada are uncomfortable for pedestrians; sidewalks are often obstructed by light poles, end abruptly at the edge of undeveloped properties, or do not meet universal design standards. Additionally, wide roadways, suburban development patterns, and a lack of pedestrian scaled lighting, shade, and street activity contribute to lower levels of walkability and daily activity.

To overcome these challenges, the Regional Walkability Plan will serve as a blueprint for a walkable street network that connects all people to community destinations, workplaces, and transit. The plan is an implementation action of the On Board Mobility Plan, and aims to improve community health and increase pedestrian comfort and safety.   

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Join a virtual walk audit

Help us make Southern Nevada streets more walkable.

Join us for one or more of the upcoming virtual walk audits where we will “walk” along key corridors via Zoom webinar to evaluate the pedestrian environment, identify comfort and safety issues, and discuss potential infrastructure improvements. Attendees will be entered into a drawing to win $100 VISA gift cards! Sign-up through the link below:

Winchester (Clark County)
Thursday, May 6
6:00-7:00 p.m.

North Las Vegas
Thursday, May 13
5:30-6:30 p.m.

Boulder City
Monday, May 10
6:00-7:00 p.m.

Las Vegas
Monday, May 17
5:30-6:30 p.m.

Henderson
Tuesday, May 11
6:00-7:00 p.m.

Mesquite
Tuesday, May 18
5:30-6:30 p.m.

An optional Virtual Walk Audit Training will be held on Tuesday, April 27 at 6:00 pm, which will also be recorded.

Walk Audit Input Map

Can’t join a virtual walk audit? Share sidewalk gaps, places you would like to walk to, and areas that do not feel safe for pedestrians through an interactive map.

The plan will:

  • Establish a community walkability vision and policy framework.
  • Identify priority pedestrian streets and zones.
  • Create context-sensitive, pedestrian focused street design concepts.
  • Develop an action plan for implementation.
  • Engage local government agencies, non-profits, and community stakeholders.

Contact Us

Contact the RTC to learn more or to request an accommodation or staff assistance:

Deb Reardon
Principal Transportation Planner
reardond@rtcsnv.com | 702-676-1721

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