Evanston officials are asking residents to take part in a new bike survey that — among other things — asks whether bikes should be barred from several major streets in town.
The survey also asks for opinions on several possible new bike corridors and on bike parking and rental options.
The city already bans bicycles from the roadway on Ridge Avenue south of Emerson Street.
The survey asks whether such a ban should be expanded to most of Chicago Avenue as well as Green Bay Road, and Central, Dempster and Main streets.
The survey is available online, along with an array of other data on the city’s bike planning process.
City officials and a consultant working on the project expect to present the results of the survey and the rest of the bike plan project to the City Council in July.
A previous bike survey drew more than 500 responses. Most of those responding identified themselves as recreational or casujal bike riders.
They identified a shortage of bike lanes and bike lanes they considered to be unsafe as the biggest challenges to encouraging more bike riding in the city.