The BikeRaleigh Program encourages biking in Raleigh through on-road facility design, cycling safety and education promotion, and encouragement events. Our primary goal is to promote bicycle use as a viable, attractive, non-polluting form of transportation and assure safe and convenient access to all areas of the City.
There is still time to comment on the draft plan!
The BikeRaleigh Plan Update is the result of hours of staff and consultant work, built upon a foundation of input from Raleighites of all walks of life. Now that the draft is finished, the project team needs to make sure that we’ve hit the target:
Please click here to view the draft plan. The last day the team can accept comments is January 31.
The document is an update to the existing bike plan, adopted in 2009, that incorporates lessons learned—both in Raleigh and nationally—in the last five years. The plan lays out a strategy for the next five to ten years to improve the health, safety, and transportation options for Raleighites.
The various components of the draft BikeRaleigh Plan Update are coming together. So far, we’ve realized a need to improve cycling facilities that meet the needs of cyclists of all ages and abilities, not just the more confident and fit cyclists. We plan to do that by adding protected or separated lanes in some places and neighborhood bikeways in others.
Please take a moment to check out the BikeRaleigh Plan Update webpage. There you’ll be able to view and comment on the draft chapters as they are released. We also invite you to attend one of the following open houses scheduled for this month so that your ideas can be incorporated into the plan:
As part of the BikeRaleigh 2015 Plan Update, we are pleased to release the State of Bicycling in Raleigh Report. This report reviews the progress, challenges, and opportunities that have arisen since the existing plan was adopted in 2009.