Trail on Sunrise Valley Dr. between Hitchcock Rd. and Colts Brook Dr.
930 foot asphalt trail on northern side of Sunrise Valley Dr.
Provides connectivity - High
Connects commercial areas on either side of proposed trail. Provides connection to Herndon-Monroe bus terminal. A goat trail serves pedestrians now. There is a sidewalk on the south side of Sunrise Valley Drive but that road is very busy. There are walk lights at the bus terminal and Monroe St. but pedestrians are not willing to wait for these to cycle.
Workers in the building at Hitchcock Road would have to cross Sunrise Valley Drive at an unprotected intersection to reach the sidewalk on the south side to visit the shopping center during the lunch hour.
Improves Safety - High
Pedestrians are walking the goat trail in the dark. They are also crossing Sunrise Valley Drive in the dark.
Provides Access - High
Provides a convenient connection to the Herndon-Monroe bus terminal
Provides Recreational Opportunities - Low
Supported by Community High
The entire trail will be adjacent to wetlands. No opposition is expected from the wildlife.
Is It Feasible to Build - Medium
The goat trail is flat. There are fiber optic lines in the right of way.
Countywide Trail Plan
Property Map 16-4