Council held a consultation session on Tuesday where they presented the principal cycle network plan (PCNP) comprised of core routes to make it easy to use bicycles as everyday transport.
The Mount Isa initiative is part of the North Queensland PCNP which focuses on 5km radius trips for cyclists in urban areas getting to work, school or just social trips.
Council said principal routes have been identified throughout Mount Isa connecting primary and high schools to residential areas.
"An important consideration in providing safe connections to the schools was ensuring adequate separation from heavy vehicle routes throughout Mount Isa," they said.
"As Mount Isa has a largely industrial focus in support of the mining industry, this was a challenge however the principal network that was achieved ensured a safe, direct and coherent network."
Council is working on three project sections at the moment: Thomson Rd stage 2, 23rd Ave Stage 1 and Transfield Ave/Brett Ave Stage 2.
The Thomson Rd work will affect 17 driveways and 19 trees from Transfield Ave to Duchess Rd while the 23rd Ave work will affect four driveways from Kirkwood Ave to 4th Ave.
The Transfield Ave/Brett Ave work will affect 15 driveways from Thomson Rd to Wright Rd.
Meanwhile community members can now provide feedback on Mount Isa City Council's proposed walking network.
"While Mount Isa's existing footpath network is extensive, we are aware that it also contains many gaps and missing important linkages," Mayor Danielle Slade said.
"We aim to improve the network through this public consultation and get a better idea from the community as to what pathways residents take when walking, biking, or mobility scooting around the city."
Council has funding from the Department of Transport and Main Roads to deliver a pilot program to establish a walking/pedestrian network for the Mount Isa Local Government Area.
A map of the draft walking network is now available for public comment with a survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/B7P8N2Y.
Cr Slade said this would assist Council to prioritise works in the future to make this network more user-friendly and cohesive.
"I want to emphasise that this Walking Network pilot program will not be a silver bullet that will immediately upgrade every single footpath across Mount Isa or the CBD," she said.
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