2018 DRAFT Bike Ped Action Plan

TPO POLICY BOARD: Cities of Roanoke and Salem; Counties of Bedford, Botetourt, Montgomery and Roanoke;
Town of Vinton; Greater Roanoke Transit Company (Valley Metro); Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport;
Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transportation; Virginia Department of Transportation
Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
313 Luck Avenue, SW
Roanoke, Virginia 24016
P: 540.343.4417 / F: 540.343.4416
rvtpo.org
0 0 R
0 0 R
0 0 R2018 Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee Action Plan
The Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee Action Plan supports the purpose of the
Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee and the Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning
Organization (RVTPO) Unified Planning Work Program.
The purpose of the committee is to facilitate regional collaboration with diverse stakeholders in
planning bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure.
Unified Planning Work Program item 2.07 Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning is a continued effort to
implement bicycle and pedestrian transportation recommendations from the Regional Bikeway Plan,
the Regional Pedestrian Vision Plan, the Roanoke Valley Greenway Plan and the Regional Transit
Vision Plan. This committee focuses on the Bikeway Plan for the Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan
Planning Organization and the Regional Pedestrian Vision Plan. It coordinates efforts with the
Greenway Commission, Valley Metro, and RADAR.
Action items
1) Evaluate the Regional Pedestrian Vision Plan, Section 10.0 Implementation Strategies, and
the Regional Bikeway Plan.
a. Localities, VDOT, and /or staff report to the committee on the implementation status of:
i. Fiscally Constrained List of Projects and Vision List of Projects from Vision
2040
ii. Priority and Vision corridors on the Bikeway Plan
iii. Recommendations from the Pedestrian Vision Plan
b. Committee identify challenges and opportunities of implementation of these plans.
c. Committee recommend implementation strategies to the TTC.
2) Support regional efforts to improve bike /ped accommodations.
a. Localities, VDOT, and Greenway Commission present information on projects, plans,
or issues of concern.
b. Other groups may be invited to present information to the committee on relevant
topics.
c. Committee provide feedback on projects, plans, or issues.
d. Committee may make recommendations to the TTC as it deems appropriate.
3) Non-infrastructure items
a. Bike /ped counts
i. Staff present information on alternatives to manual counts.
ii. Committee provide feedback on alternatives.
b. BikeShare station locations
i. Staff present information on BikeShare.
ii. Committee provide feedback on location or location criteria.
c. Community Based Bike /Ped Safety Assessment
TPO POLICY BOARD: Cities of Roanoke and Salem; Counties of Bedford, Botetourt, Montgomery and Roanoke;
Town of Vinton; Greater Roanoke Transit Company (Valley Metro); Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport;
Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transportation; Virginia Department of Transportation
Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
313 Luck Avenue, SW
Roanoke, Virginia 24016
P: 540.343.4417 / F: 540.343.4416
rvtpo.org
i. City of Roanoke provide survey link and paper copies.
ii. Individual committee members may take survey and disseminate survey.
4) The Chair will be responsible for providing regular updates on the activities of the committee
to the TTC.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *