Thursday, June 25, 2009

Bicycle Friendly Community Resources

Bicycle Friendly Community Resources:
Click here for information on structure and design considerations when constructing underpasses and overpasses for bicycles

Bike Trails
The Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program, a community resource of the National Park Service. Rivers & Trails staff work with community groups and local and State governments to conserve rivers, preserve open space, and develop trails and greenways.
The Rails to Trails Conservancy’s Trails and Greenways Clearinghouse
Click here for an outline of goals, policies and ongoing planning activities recommended by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) to be included in every state and metropolitan Long Range Plan.
The FHWA page of links for publications, design and program guidance
A list of American Trails bike trail-related links
International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), a great resource for bike trails.


Commuter Programs
Employer and employee guides for bicycling to work
More resources for encouraging employees to bike to work

Create-a-Commuter, a program from the Community Cycling Center in Portland, OR.

Bicycle commuter Mentor Program in Charlotte, NC.

Information on Spokane, WA's Bike Buddy Program
Integrated Networks
Link to Boulder, CO – a city with a well-integrated network.