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A2 Be Safe is an initiative to promote safety to all who live in, work in, go to school in and visit Ann Arbor. If you would like to partner with the city on this effort, please let us k​now

Quiet zone assessment

The City of Ann Arbor has released the results of its Quie​t Zone Assessment (PDF), a study to consider options to improve safety and minimize the impacts of train horn noise at multiple at-grade highway-rail crossings throughout the community.​​

Quick links

Changing Driver​ Behavior Study - Final (PDF)

A2 Be Safe Brochure (PDF) 

Ann Arbor Crosswalk Ordinance (10:148)

Ann Ar​bor Station​

Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County Bike Map​ (PDF)

2018 Non​-m​otorized progress report​ (PDF)

P​rojects and plans​

Ann Arbor: Transportation quick f​acts

  • The City of Ann Arbor added over 4 lane miles of bicycle lanes to city streets in 2012.  This increased the total to 71.8 lane miles of bike lanes. 

  • There are over 900 bike parking spaces in downtown Ann Arbor, including 431 bike hoops, 6 on-street bike racks accommodating 16 bikes each, and 26 secured bike lockers. Bicycle p​arking is required in new developments (PDF). 

  • The League of American Bicyclists awarded the City of Ann Arbor a Silver-level Bicycle Friendly City Award in 2013. Ann Arbor, which first earned a Bronze level award in 2005, then Silver in 2009, has long been a leader in creating and fostering bicycle friendly streets. Ann Arbor was proud to be recognized as a Gold-Status community for leadership in livability by the State of Michigan's Promoting Active Communities (PAC) program in 2012.

  • The City of Ann Arbor has over 400 miles of sidewalks and 57 lane miles of shared-use paths, and was named a Gold-level Walk Friendly Community by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. Prevention Magazine named Ann Arbor the 3rd B​est City for Walking​ in the United States in 2008.

  • Auto travel within the City of Ann Arbor has been on the rise.  According to the WATS travel demand model, Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) for the City of Ann Arbor will increase by 0.65% from 2010 to 2015, from an estimated 2,393,600 to 2,409,200 miles.

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