In 2017, the Village of Northbrook initiated the planning process for a new Master Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. This plan serves as vision and blueprint for building a more bikeable and walkable Northbrook. Epstein is pleased to be providing the Village with professional engineering, stakeholder engagement and grant writing services to implement the Village's Master Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.
Engineering services have included preparation of pavement marking and improvement plans, cost estimates, and construction details. Farnsworth Avenue Bike boulevard from Pfingsten Road to Shermer Road. The project includes a mini traffic circle, pavement markings, and wayfinding signs to connect the bicycle generators of West Park and Northbrook Metra Station. Construction documents for the installation of more than half a mile of marked shared lanes on the residential streets of Church Street and Illinois Street.
Preparation of an RTA Access to Transit Grant for the installation of a new bike parking shelter, shared lane markings, wayfinding and improved transit signage in the vicinity of the Northbrook Metra station.
* Existing conditions pictured below: