Seventh Street Parallel Bike Routes

  • Project typeTrails, Paths & Bike Lanes
  • Project budget$1.5 million (includes all costs associated with the project such as planning and design, acquiring the right-of-way, utility relocation, consultant fees, construction, signalization, permits and landscaping)
  • Project phaseDesign

part of the Charlotte Department of Transportation Bike Program

an illustration of a map showing key features of the bike lanes, including locations of future lanes, signals and bike crossings

Project Overview

This project will build bike facilities in several different locations throughout the Elizabeth neighborhood to create safer conditions and improve ease of travel for cyclists and pedestrians, including approximately 2.1 miles of sharrows, modernization of two existing rectangular rapid flashing beacons, replacement of 14 wheelchair ramps, a new pedestrian crossing at Pecan Avene and Shenandoah Avenue, implementation of new bike detection cameras, a new full traffic signal at Bascom Street and 7th Street, and a curb extension located at the intersection of Pecan Avenue and 8th Street.

Project Goals

  • To connect the Elizabeth neighborhood to multiple established bike routes 
  • To provide facilities to increase safety and ease of travel for cyclists and pedestrians

Public Involvement

The Elizabeth Community Association has been involved with the decision-making process and has provided valuable input.