It’s Bike to Work Week 2019! As you are planning your trips to work for the week, check out these links for some helpful route suggestions:
If you are coming from Southeast Lincoln: this route starts at 84th & Old Cheney to connect to the Helen Boosalis Trail which runs along Highway 2 to connect to the Rock Island Trail which will take you past the N Street Cycle Track, the Jane Snyder Trail Center and UNL City Campus, all the way to Innovation Campus.This route takes you past Lincoln Christian Schools, Pound Middle School, Rousseau Elementary, Lincoln Southeast High School, Sheridan Elementary, Lincoln High School, and Elliott Elementary.
If you are coming from Southeast Lincoln: This route will take you the full length of the Billy Wolff Trail starting at 95th & Pine Lake, past Holmes Lake, to 27th & Normal where it connects with the Rock Island Trail and takes you downtown or to UNL City Campus.This route runs near Kloefkorn Elementary, Lincoln Christian Schools, Lincoln High School, and Elliott Elementary.
If you are coming from Southwest Lincoln: This route takes you the full length of the Rock Island Trail from the Walt Branch Library on SW14th Street to Innvation Campus and connects easily to the Tierra Williamsburg Trail, the Helen Boosalis Trail, Billy Wolff Trail, the N Street Cycle Track and the MoPac Trail.
From this route, you can connect to Lincoln Southwest High School, Ruth Hill Elementary, Rousseau Elementary, Lincoln Southeast High School, Sheridan Elementary, Lincoln High School, and Elliott Elementary.
If you are coming from Southwest Lincoln: This route takes the Jamaica North Trail from as far south as Saltillo road and can connect to the Haymarket and the N Street Cycle Track. While most of this route is crushed limestone trail, it splits off from the Salt Creek Levee Trail and becomes pavement south of Van Dorn, from here it runs along 4th street and near Park Middle School.
From South Lincoln: The Tierra Williamsburg Trail winds north & south through some south Lincoln neighborhoods. This route takes you from Cavett Elementary at 36th & San Mateo to 27th & Highway 2 where the trail connects to the Rock Island and leads you downtown.
From East Lincoln: This route takes you the full length of the MoPac Trail within the City of Lincoln starting at the 84th Street trail head just south of O Street, past UNL East Campus and takes you to the edge of downtown and UNL City Campus. This route will take you past Lincoln Lutheran Middle/High School, Culler Middle School, Riley Elementary, and Hartley Elementary School.
If you are coming from Northeast Lincoln: This route starts on the Salt Creek Levee Trail where it connects to the Superior Street Trail near 33rd & Superior and connects to the John Deitrich Trail at 27th Street which takes you to UNL City Campus and Innovation Campus or you can take the Rock Island Trail to downtown and the N Street Cycle Track.
If you are coming from Northeast Lincoln: This route follows the David Murdock Trail from Mahoney Park through Havelock to N 48th Street where it connect with the John Deitrich Trail which leads to UNL City Campus or the Rock Island Trail. This route will take you past Dawes Middle School, near UNL East Campus and Clinton Elementary School.
From Northwest Lincoln: This route takes you from the Highlands golf course and along the 1st Street Trail and through the Haymarket to the N Street Cycle Track. This route will take you past Fredstrom Elementary, North American Martyrs School, and Parkview Christian School.
If you are coming from West Lincoln: This route starts on the Bison Trail at SW15th & Van Dorn to connect S. 8th Street which will take you to the Haymarket or the N Street Cycle Track. This route takes you near Roper Elementary, the Bryan West Campus, Saratoga Elementary, Everett Elementary, and Park Middle School.