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Special Projects

MPO Special Projects

MPO Special Projects are lead by the MPO and address a variety of issues pertaining to our mission and understanding. 

The MPO was awarded funding from the

to conduct pop-up protected bike lane demonstrations around Santa Fe!
 The first demonstration will be

from 8am, Saturday, October 9th
4pm, Sunday, October 10th
on Paseo de Peralta from Cerrillos to Old Santa Fe Trail,
in the outer eastbound lane.
Yes this is the weekend of the Santa Fe Century and part of the route!

will Protected Bike lanes be An Improvement?

Protected bike lanes are bike lanes with a physical/vertical separation between the bike lane and vehicle lane. They have been installed in hundreds of cities across the US, but not yet in Santa Fe. 

This type of bike lane has been shown to improve safety and comfort for all road users and especially people biking. 

The Santa Fe MPO, with funding support from AARP, will be conducting a temporary pop-up protected bike lane for the community to try out this type of infrastructure on October 9th and 10th. The MPO will be collecting some data including about how the public responds to the event.

Help us get the information we need!

What do you think?

Feel free to give us your thoughts via email ([email protected])


Soon, we will also have a survey that will be considered by the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commitee (BPAC). 



Learn about our 2021 outreach Efforts for the Acequia and River Trails

Fun stuff!

The “built environment” affects us. We live our lives among the bricks and mortar, under the streetlights and on the pavements. What is happening for you there? Please share with us!

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After mapping, projects can be prioritized for funding and implementation. The highest priority projects will be accessible for review with member governments so they can be included into the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). . Based on concentrations of high priority projects, high priority pedestrian improvement zones can be designated to complete improvements by geographic area.