Bike/ped links and resources

Regional Bike/Ped Plans, Studies, and Committees
Regional Pedestrian Vision Plan for the Roanoke Valley (2015)
RVARC Regional Bicycle Advisory Committee – December 2013
City of Roanoke 2012 National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation (NBPD) Project Report
Bikeway Plan for the Roanoke Valley Area MPO – 2012 Update
Bikeway Plan for the Roanoke Valley Area MPO – 2005 Update
League of American Bicyclists Roanoke Bicycle Friendly Community Workshop Action Items
RVARC Rural Bikeway Plan (2006)
Regional Bicycle Suitability Study – Phase II

Local Bike/Ped Policies, Plans, and Resources
City of Roanoke Bicycle Friendly Community
City of Roanoke Street Design Guidelines and Complete Streets Policy
City of Roanoke Paving Schedule
Roanoke County Design Handbook
Roanoke County Bicycle and Pedestrian Policy
City of Roanoke Interactive Greenways and Trails Maps

Grants and Grant Resources
Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)
Regional Surface Transporation Program (RSTP)
RVARC Grant Resource Access Network (GRANT)
Advocacy Advance – MAP21 Find it Fund it 

Weather and Air Quality
Air Quality Index (Virginia DEQ)
National Weather Service – Roanoke, VA Forecast

Bike Routes
RIDE Solutions – Commuter and Themed Routes
City of Roanoke – Signed Bicycle Routes (coming soon!)
City of Salem Signed Bicycle Route
Virginia Interstate Bicycle Route 76
TransAmerica Bicycle Trail (BikeCentennial)
Roanoke Cycling Trails/Routes – Map My Ride

Bicycle Use Data, Reports, and Rankings
Virginia Bicycle Crash Data (DMV)
Census Transporation Planning Package (CTPP)
American Community Survey (US Census)
National Household Travel Survey
Bicycling and Walking in the United States Benchmarking Report
League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly State Rankings – Alternative Transportation To Work Map
National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project (NBPD)

VDOT and State Bike/Ped Resources
VDOT – Dashboard
VDOT State Bicycle Policy Plan
VDOT Pedestrian Plan
Virginia Outdoors Plan

Roanoke Valley Greenways
Roanoke Valley Greenway Commission
City of Roanoke Interactive Greenways and Trails Map
Conceptual Greenway Plan for the Roanoke Valley 2007 Update
Greenway Etiquette Video

Trails and Mountain Biking
Carvins Cove Natural Reserve
Mill Mountain Trails
Explore Park  IMBA Trail System
Patterson Creek Trail System

Bicycle Accommodations Design Guidance
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide
ASSHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities (1999, 2012) – available in Regional Commission Library

Bicycle Parking
Bicycle Parking Guidelines (APBP)
Downtown Roanoke Parking Study

Bicycle Laws and Legislation
Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)
Virginia Bicycle Laws
Bicycle Commuter Act of 2008
Employer’s Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits 2013 (IRS)

Bicycle Education and Instruction
Sharing the Road in Virginia
Sharing the Road in Virginia Pocket Guide

Bicycle Safety Resources
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Bicycle Safety Tips For Adults Video
Virginia Department of Health
Bicycling Streets Smart

Community Design and Active Living
CDC Designing and Building Healthy Places
Active Living Research
Partnership for a Livable Roanoke Valley

Health and Fitness
County Health Rankings and Roadmap
CDC Overweight and Obesity
CDC Physical Activity

Safe Routes to School
National Center for Safe Routes to School
Virginia Safe Routes to School Program

Public Transportation
RIDE Solutions – Transit
Valley Metro “Bike n Ride”
Traveling In, Out, and Around the Roanoke Area

Blue Ridge Parkway Plans and Resources
Blue Ridge Parkway Association
Blue Ridge Parkway General Management Plan
Blue Ridge Parkway/Roanoke Valley Trail Plan
Blue Ridge Parkway Multi-Use Path Feasibility Study (2005)

Roanoke Area Cycling Clubs/Organizations
Bike Virginia
Blue Ridge Bicycle Club
Roanoke Chapter – International Mountain Biking Association (RIMBA)

Cycling Organizations
Alliance for Biking and Walking
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
League of American Bicyclists
National Complete Streets Coalition
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
The National Center for Bicycling and Walking
Virginia Bicycling Federation