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SLOWING THINGS DOWN

Byway bike master plan aims to make scenic routes more accessible

Martin Shukert of RDG Planning and Design, Omaha, Neb., left, discusses bicycle routes through Cheyenne Bottoms with Cheyenne Bottoms Manager Carl Grover Wednesday afternoon at the Barton County Courthouse. RDG is under contract with state agencies to draft a bicycle/pedestrian master plan for th...

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Travelers who linger longer spend more and take more time enjoying the scenery. And the slower the travel, the longer those travelers hang around.
Sadly, Omaha, Neb.-based consultant Martin Shukert told Wetlands and Wildlife Scenic Byway enthusiasts Wednesday afternoon, Kansas’ byway system  was created around speedier vehicles. He wants to help change that and make these destinations more accessible to bicycle and foot traffic.
“We want to open them up to more than cars,” Shukert said.
Shukert’s RDG Planning and Design is under contract with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and the Kansas Department of ...


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