2014 Active Choices Plan
Active Choices: the Champaign County Greenways & Trails (GT) Plan was approved by the GT Policy Committee in December 2013. CCRPC submitted the document to the funding agency, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), and finalized the document in 2014.
Hard copies are available by request for a fee. CDs are free of charge; contact Gabe Lewis at 217-328-3313 or by email for a copy.
Active Choices Plan: includes the full plan and appendices.
Policy Committee Meeting: December 2013
CCRPC staff presented the Active Choices GT Plan to the Champaign County Greenways & Trails (GT) Technical and Policy Committees in December 2013. The GT Policy Committee approved the document.
CCRPC staff presented the Active Choices draft plan update to the following agency boards and the public:
10-03-13 Champaign County Environment and Land Use Committee (ELUC) (no written presentation)
Active Choices Public Meeting #2: April 2013
26 people attended the open house hosted by CCRPC at Illinois Terminal in Champaign on April 23, 2013 for people to review the draft proposed Champaign County Greenways & Trails network. 11 additional votes were received after the open house until voting ended on May 10, 2013.
Participants provided comments and voted on their most desired trails and bikeways in the draft proposed network.
The following materials were presented at the open house:
Draft proposed network maps:
Active Choices Existing Conditions Report
The Greenways & Trails Policy Committee endorsed the Active Choices Existing Conditions Report in December 2012.
Active Choices Needs Assessment Report
The Greenways & Trails Policy Committee endorsed the Active Choices Needs Assessment Report in December 2012.
Policy Committee Meeting: December 2012
Active Choices plan progress was presented to the Greenways & Trails Technical & Policy Committees in December 2012.
Active Choices Series 1 Workshops: November 2012
34 people attended the first series of Active Choices public workshops at Illinois Terminal and Lake of the Woods on November 15 and 27, 2012. Participants mapped their ideas of where to put greenways, bicycle and pedestrian facilities in Champaign County, and worked in groups to focus on different areas of the county.
The following information was provided at the workshops:
Design Guidelines, Logos and Signage
The Champaign County Greenways & Trails Design Guidelines were updated as part of the 2014 Active Choices Plan.
Funding Sources List
The Champaign County Greenways & Trails Funding Sources List was updated as part of the 2014 Active Choices Plan.
2004 Greenways & Trails Plan
The Champaign County Greenways and Trails Plan was approved by the Regional Planning Commission Board in February 2004. Below you will find links to the document in .PDF format.
The Champaign County Greenways & Trails Plan was amended by the Greenways & Trails Policy Committee in December 2011.
Hard copies are available by request for $25. CDs are free of charge; contact 328-3313 for a copy.
Greenways and Trails Plan (for printing): Includes all appendices and 8.5x11 maps. This is a large file; if you have a slower internet connection, we recommend you request a copy of the plan with oversized maps on CD.
17x11 Maps: includes 5 oversized maps that must be inserted in plan
As designed, the Greenways and Trails Plan can be printed double sided. It includes five 17x11 pages and 170 8.5 x 11 pages. To collate oversized maps in printed document:
- Map 7: Between pages 12 and 13
- Map 12: Between maps 11 and 13 after page 38
- Project Calendar: In Appendix 1
- Maps 16 and 17: in Appendix 6
Greenways and Trails Plan (optimized for web viewing): These are individual PDF files that include all maps, including oversized pages (printing not recommended).
- Cover Pages
- Introduction, Plan Process
- Existing Conditions
- Issues & Forces
- Goals & Objectives
- Future Conditions, Funding & Implementation
- Appendix 1: Plan Process Calendar
- Appendix 2: Greenways Task Force
- Appendix 3: Resident Survey and Results
- Appendix 4: Public Comment
- Appendix 5: Status of 1999 NBT Plan Projects
- Appendix 6: Other Useful Information
- Appendix 7: Glossary & Acronyms