Durango is a community that encourages alternatives to using a single occupancy vehicle. Whether you walk, bike, ride our popular Durango T bus and trolley system, or carpool, our Multimodal Division has resources for you. To the left, you’ll find a wealth of information about getting around Durango by modes other than a single occupancy vehicle.
West Park Avenue Traffic Calming Pilot Project
In response to neighborhood concerns, the city of Durango will be implementing a traffic calming pilot project for West Park Avenue. The traffic calming pilot project will address speeding and safety concerns with design elements that narrow the roadway and help slow traffic. Paint and delineators will be installed to create pinchpoints and curb extensions. City staff met with West Park Avenue residents and worked with them on the traffic calming design. The design can be found here.
The city’s contractor was able to paint the curb extensions and is anticipated to return within a couple of weeks to install the delineators. The city obtained traffic and speeding data last summer and will follow-up a month after installation to evaluate the impact of the pilot project on speeds. The pilot project is anticipated to be in place until a permanent redesign of the street is constructed.
Durango is a Bicycle Friendly CommunitySM
The city of Durango has retained its spot as one of the top "Bicycle Friendly Community" cities in the nation with a renewed Gold designation. The recognition is bestowed by The League of American Bicyclists, an education and advocacy organization founded in 1880.
The Bicycle Friendly AmericaSM program provides Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond rankings to businesses, communities and universities based on bicycle facilities and programs. There are 487 communities ranked in the nation. Durango is among only 34 with Gold designation in 2021. Four other Colorado communities have Gold rankings, and two – Boulder and Fort Collins – have Platinum designation. See the city’s report card here.
Bicycle Friendly CommunitySM and Bicycle Friendly AmericaSM are service marks of the League of American Bicyclists and are used with permission.
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