Non-motorized transportation includes all alternative modes of travel to the motorized vehicle (walking, biking, rolling, and other non-motorized ways of getting to and from places​). ​

Plan Cover: Blue background; a pedestrian walking a& one rolling & a bicyclist in front of teal gradation of mountains​Non-motorized Plan

Adopted: November 2021

The Non-motorized Plan​ (NMP)​ provides the vision for a non-motorized network within the AMATS Metropolitan Planning Area that when implemented, will help residents travel more safely and efficiently throughout the AMATS Planning area without the need of a motor vehicle in all seasons. The NMP merges bicycle, pedestrian, and shared use pathways planning efforts simultaneously.​

Full ​​Document​
NMP Executive Summary
​NMP Chapter 5
NMP Chapters 1 & 2​
​NMP Chapter 6
NMP Chapter 3
​NMP Chapter 7
NMP Chapter 4
NMP Appendices

Public Review Draft:​

​Open House - Recording​​​​
​​Public Comment Response Table
Public Comment Summary

​Pedestrian Plan

Adopted: October 2007

The Pedestrian Plan focuses on pedestrian facilities adjacent to streets and roadways as well as walkways to connect adjacent subdivisions and schools.


Bicycle Plan

Adopted: March 2010

The purpose of the Bicycle Plan is to increase bicycle facilities and the use of bicycles for transportation.  


​Areawide Trails Plan

Adopted: April 1997

The Anchorage Trails Plan is the element of the Non-motorized Plan that will most closely reflect an update of the former Areawide Trails Plan (1997).  It will primarily concentrate on recreational trails, including greenbelt trails and specialized trails used for activities such as cross-country skiing, horseback riding, dog mushing, skijoring, and snowmobiling, as well as recreational bicycling.​​


Public Resources:
National Center for  Safe Routes to School
Pedestrian & Bicycle Information Center

Related Documents:

2016 Bikeway Design​ Workshop​​

Project Manager:

Joni Wilm
Senior Transportation Planner