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Lancaster County Active Transportation Efforts

Lighten Up Lancaster County is coordinating efforts to increase the bikeability and walkability of our city, townships, and municipalities. The goal of our efforts is to increase the number of citizens living within communities that have policies and plans to support healthy community design.
  1. Promote Complete Streets Policies

    Complete Streets are safe and convenient for all types of transportation and users of all ages and abilities. Lighten Up Lancaster County works with the Lancaster County Planning Commission to bring Complete Streets concepts and policies to Lancaster.

    Click here for the LCPC Complete Streets online resource guide.

  2. Conduct Walkability Audits

    Columbia Walkability Audit
    Elizabethtown Walkability Audit
    Lampeter Walkability Audit
    Marietta Walkability Audit
    Millersville Borough Walkability Audit
    Penn Manor Walkability Audit
    Penn Walkability Audit
    Upper Leacock Walkability Audit
    West Hempfield Walkability Audit

    Conduct Safe Routes to School Audits

    Ephrata Area School District Audit
    Manheim Central School District Audit
    Manheim Township School District Audit
    Solanco School District Audit

    If your community would like a walkability audit, please contact us!

  3. Support Bicycle-Friendly Organizations and Communities

    Lighten Up Lancaster encourages businesses, universities, and communities to become bicycle-friendly. Bicycles improve health, reduce traffic, and improve quality of life! For information about becoming bicycle-friendly, visit the National League of American Bicyclists: http://www.bikeleague.org/bfa/

    For support and advice about becoming a Bicycle-Friendly Business, University, or Community, contact us.

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Lighten Up Lancaster County Coalition is a group of concerned individuals, organizations and employers, in partnership with Lancaster General Health, who want to increase the number of children and adults in Lancaster County who are at a healthy weight.

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