West Lafayette Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee

Thursday, Sep 12

06:00 PM to 07:30 PM

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee was formed early in 2003 by City Councilor Jan Mills in response to an objective within West Lafayette’s 2003 Strategic Plan. Starting in 2004 through the present, the committee has been chaired by Curt Ashendel. The committee’s emphasis is on infrastructure, advocacy, public policy, community development, and health.

For more information contact: https://www.westlafayette.in.gov/egov/apps/events/calendar.egov?view=detail;id=5251

Bike/Walk News

West Lafayette Now a Bicycle Friendly Community!

Nov 25, 2019

As of November 21st, the League of American Bicyclists has designated the City of West Lafayette as a Bicycle Friendly Community at the Bronze level. Thank you to everybody who took the survey and let the city know how to keep moving towards a bicycle friendly future!

Community

Lafayette is located at 40°24′38″N 86°52′29″W (40.410585, -86.874681)[16] and lies in Fairfield and Wea Townships. Elevation at the court house is 550 feet (168 m), but city elevations range from a little over 500 feet (150 m) at the Wabash River to approximately 700 feet (210 m) in the areas of Murdock Park and Columbian Park.

According to the 2010 census, Lafayette has a total area of 27.74 square miles (71.85 km2), all land.

Source: Wikipedia