Walking in Billings

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Everyone is a pedestrian because every trip begins and ends with a walk. Walking is the most basic form of transportation. It's inexpensive and good for you and the environment.

To ensure you have a safe and enjoyable pedestrian experience while walking in Billings follow the safety tips below and visit the City's Traffic Engineering page for more pedestrian information.

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When walking in Billings...

Be bright be seen! Wear reflective or light colored clothing or carry a flashlight when walking at night  Stay alert! Avoid distractions like texting, talking on the phone, and listening to music while walking
Be predictable! Avoid sporadic maneuvers and follow all traffic signs and signals
Make eye contact! When crossing the street make eye contact with approaching cars

walking dad and sons.jpgAlways walk on the sidewalk! Walk on the sidewalk whenever one is present. If there is not a sidewalk, walk facing on coming traffic
Cross at the crosswalk! Always cross the street at the designated crosswalk
Leave space! If no crosswalk is present make sure you leave enough space between cars that allows you to cross the street safely
Watch for cars! When walking in parking lots or across driveways watch for cars backing out

User Groups

Bicycles and Business
Families on Bikes
Getting to School
Seniors on a Roll

Women in Motion

Getting Around

Facilities and Markings
Routes and Maps
Tips for Traveling
Traveling on Foot


Billings 2011 Bike Plan
BMVPhone: AmeriCorps VISTA
Complete Streets Policy
Additional Resources

Secure Storage

Bicycle Parking
Bicycle Security

These pages made in conjunction with

Everyone is a pedestrian