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Five Year Report

This report outlines annual implementation progress of the Denver Moves: Bicycles program, as well as key milestones from 2010 to 2015.

Goal One: Increase Mode-Share

Denver Moves Goal: Achieve a 15% bicycling and walking commute modeshare by 2020.

Chart: transportation mode share

2014- 2015 Status: Combined walking and biking mode-share is 11.1% Downtown and 6.7% Citywide.

Goal Two: Increase Access to Facilities

Denver Moves Goal: Every household in Denver within 1/4 mile of a High-Ease-of-Use Bicycle Facility.

Chart: Households near high-ease of use facility

2014- 2015 Status: 54% of Denver’s households are within 1/4 mile of a High-Ease-of-Use Bicycle Facility. This is over halfway to the goal of 100%.

Five Year Lane Miles

Chart: Number of Lanes Miles per Year


Chart: Lane Miles Implemented by Phase


Bicycle Detection Systems

  • 1st & Gilpin
  • Evans & Oneida
  • 17th & Esplanade
  • 17th & Federal
  • 35th & Federal
  • 23rd and York
  • Montview & Colorado

NEW! Horizontal Bicycle Signals

2015 Denver Bike Map
distributed to 25,000 and online

Broadway Corridor Study
in progress, Demonstration Project 2016

Bicycle Wayfinding Standards
completed (new signage installed on route D-10)

City’s Bicycle Parking Program
Increased by over 120 spaces with two corrals and inverted U-racks

Denver’s first Parking-Protected Bike Lane
installed on Arapahoe & Lawrence

Denver Moves: Bicycles Next Steps
adds over 100 miles of neighborhood or enhanced bikeways.

Bicycle–Motor Vehicle Crash Safety Study Published