The next steps in the long-term plan to make Griffith a less road-centric city have been released to the public.
At last week's meeting, Griffith City Council endorsed the latest update in its pedestrian and bicycle strategy and placed the plan on public exhibition for 52 days.
The revised strategy includes a list of 174 potential new pedestrian paths, shared paths and cycleways, including the top 30 paths council plans to prioritise over the next few years.
The top priority is currently to create a shared path along Merrigal Street and Sidlow Road, with paths along Coolah Street, Wyangan Avenue and Noorla Street also high up on the agenda.
Council's director of infrastructure and operations Phil King said since first being implemented in 2012 the strategy has aimed to improve connectivity across the city and make it easier for people to travel by walking or cycling.
"These pedestrian pathways are creating all these links between those places that people want to go like our schools, our sporting grounds, our CBD, and our retirement villages," Mr King said.
"It just gives everyone an opportunity to get out and about whether they're walking somewhere, or getting on their bike for a ride with the kids, or just walking the dog."
In the past few years, the pedestrian and bicycle strategy has improved connections between the city and surrounding villages through the new Hanwood cycleway.
Mr King says the revised plan hopes to build on these works and he urged the Griffith community to make a submission if they had any suggestions
"In the document we have listed pretty much every possible location for a path in Griffith," he said.
"What we want to hear back from people is whether we've got the path on the right side of the road or if they feel there is an area which could also get a path."
Council only has a budget of "around $50,000" for paths each year but Mr King said they would be looking to pair that with grants and deliver at least two of the pathway projects each year.
Griffith City Council is accepting comments and submissions to the pedestrian and bicycle strategy until 4pm on June 25.
The full plan is available on council's website, at the council building and at Griffith City Library.
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