17.10.250: ALTERNATIVE MODES:
Alternative modes of transportation are strongly encouraged in Price. A system of bicycle and pedestrian pathways is planned throughout the city to allow for easy access and connection to most areas of the city. For more information, see article VII, "Parks And Recreation", and "Parks, Recreation, And Trails, Exhibit 6", of this chapter.
TRANSPORTATION GOALS
 
Goals
Strategies
Actions
Timing
Agency
1. Promote a balanced transportation system that serves the diverse needs of the community.
A. Encourage and assist efforts to cause Highway 6 to become an interstate freeway.
i. Meet with state and federal agency representatives on strategic methods to meet this objective.
0-20 years
City council, public works director
 
 
ii. Dedicate necessary resources, where possible, to meet this objective.
0-20 years
City council
 
B. Prepare and prioritize plans for new roadway connections in the community.
i. Connect Cedar Hills Drive to Homestead Boulevard.
0-5 years
Public works
 
 
ii. Construct Anadarko Road to connect to Airport Road.
0-5 years
Public works
 
 
iii. Construct Wood Hill Road.
0-10 years
Public works
 
 
iv. Review open space areas for possible needs for additional roadway connections.
0-2 years
Public works
 
C. Promote increased use of the airport.
i. Develop an airport promotional plan in conjunction with Carbon County economic development, and state and federal aviation agencies.
0-2 years
Public works
2. Encourage and promote opportunities for alternative modes of transportation which are safe, convenient, and environmentally sensitive.
A. Develop a recreational trails system linking the parks and various areas of town, including trails for cyclists, pedestrians, equestrians and OHVs.
i. Create and adopt a detailed trails system master plan, planning and identifying priority trail projects.
0-2 years
City council, community director, public works
 
 
ii. Work closely with Carbon County and regional recreational trail organizations.
0-20 years
Community director, public works
 
 
iii. Seek available funding for trails development from state and federal resources.
0-20 years
Community director, public works
 
 
iv. Construct trails in areas identified in this plan (see exhibit) and further planned and/or amended in the trails system master plan.
0-20 years
Public works
 
B. Develop a public transit system between Helper, Price and Wellington.
i. Meet with state and federal transportation agency representatives on developing a regional bus/transit system.
0-5 years
City council, public works director
 
 
ii. Dedicate necessary resources, where possible, to meet this objective.
0-20 years
City council
 
C. Encourage train transportation to take on a greater role in Price.
i. Meet with the relevant railroad companies, state and federal agency representatives on developing a train station in Price.
0-5 years
City council, public works director
 
 
ii. Dedicate necessary resources, where possible, to meet this objective.
0-20 years
City council
3. Prepare, adopt and implement a transportation master plan.
A. Using a public involvement process, prepare a master plan, including all aspects of transportation.
i. Create a steering committee including transportation professionals to determine broad category elements to include in the master plan.
0-5 years
City council, public works
 
 
ii. Establish a citizen advisory group to screen plans developed by the steering committee and assist with planning.
0-5 years
City council, public works
 
(Ord. 2004-001, 2004)