Screen shot 2013-05-02 at 8.23.59 AMStarting on May 9, 2013 bicycling the Wausau Metro Area should get a little bit easier. That’s the day the Marathon County Planning Commission and Wausau Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) unveil their new bicycle route maps and signage.

The Wausau MPO worked with seven area municipalities to create a unified bicycle route plan and signage. At the kick-off news conference held at 10:00am on Thursday May 9th, at south end of the Birch Street bike/ped bridge (near St. Clare hospital in Weston) the bike route system will be unveiled that will include:

  • 622 Custom Bike Route Signs
  • 318 directional arrows
  • 10 unique routes
  • 105 miles of bike routes
  • 26 mile circular route called “The Central Loop”

Wausau MPO Bicycle Route and Sign System

Kick off news conference
Thursday May 9th, 10:00am
Birch Street Birch, South Entrance
Corner of Birch St. and St. Clare Blvd
Information: (715)261-1935