The Cities of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge were awarded a $40,000 SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments) Planning Assistance grant for a bicycling and walking safety audit on Woodward Avenue. The grant award helps further goals and initiatives of the Strategic Plan, Master Plan, and Ferndale Moves nonmotorized plan. Toole Design was selected after a request for proposals to complete the study and has provided a contractor for professional services.
The intent of the study is to assess current conditions, continue public engagement, and provide detailed design recommendations that allow for flexibility with future transit. The next steps include:
Questions can be directed to Planning Manager Justin Lyons at firstname.lastname@example.org and City Manager Jim Breuckman at email@example.com.
Learn more about the Michigan Department of Transportation's repaving project and how to participate in short term and long term vision planning for Woodward Avenue in Ferndale.
The City of Ferndale was awarded a Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant award in 2018 to fund a regional bike share program in summer 2019. The bike share program will be in partnership with MoGo Bike Share and include cities of Berkley, Detroit, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, and Royal Oak.