Why build a 10-foot wide path instead of a 5-foot wide path?

A wider sidewalk makes it easier and safer for two-way travel along the path for biking, walking, strollers, and jogging.  More than 600 households will have direct access to the path, the wider path allows for much safer and comfortable movement.

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1. Why build a 10-foot wide path instead of a 5-foot wide path?
2. How much does it cost for the path?
3. If a 5-foot sidewalk is built instead of a 10-foot trail, what is the cost savings?
4. Is this project a “done deal?”
5. What is the planned surface material for the path?
6. How will the path be maintained?
7. Are motorized vehicles (snow mobiles, ATVs, motorized vehicles, horses, etc) permitted on the path?
8. How does this connect to the City’s Connectivity study?
9. Why isn’t it longer? Why does it stop at Mayfair?
10. Is this part of the State Trail System?
11. What happens when the trail gets to Mayfair?
12. Is the path handicap accessibility?
13. Why does the road need to be moved?
14. Why is there no curb?
15. Can we spend this money for other projects?
16. Why are we building a bike trail on Raber Road?
17. It’s already noisy along Raber Road, won’t this add to the noise?
18. Will there be any trees planted along the trail?
19. Will there be any trail head parking access?
20. What surface will be in the space between the road and the sidewalk?