Planning & Advocacy
If better commuting is a cause that’s important to you, there are many opportunities to get involved with efforts to improve bicycling and walking facilities throughout the Triangle. Access links to local plans and advocacy groups below.
Apex (Bicycle, Pedestrian, & Equestrian Plan Map)
Carrboro Bicycle Plan (Executive Summary or By Chapter)
Cary (Bicycle Plan, Pedestrian Plan)
Chapel Hill (Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Plan)
Durham (Bicycle Transportation Plan, Pedestrian Plan and Map)
Fuquay-Varina (Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan)
Garner (Map of Preliminary Bike/Sidewalk Plan Recommendations, Pedestrian Plan Map)
Holly Springs (Pedestrian Plan Map)
Knightdale (Bicycle Route and Greenway Plan Map)
Morrisville (Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Recommendations Map)
Orange County (Bicycle Plan or Map)
Raleigh (Bicycle Program, Pedestrian Program)
Wake Forest (Bicycle Plan Executive Summary or Both Bike and Pedestrian Plans By Chapter)
Durham Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission – an appointed citizens’ group whose purpose it is to advise Durham's City Council and County Commissioners on bicycle and pedestrian issues. Join their listserv here.
Capital Area MPO Bicycle Pedestrian Stakeholders Group – an advisory group of citizens and planners to the regional transportation planning organization for Wake, Franklin, Johnston, Harnett, and Granville Counties.
Chapel Hill Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board - the 10-member board is appointed by the Town Council to advise the Council on the creation, development, and revision of a phased Walks and Bikeways Master Plan.
City of Raleigh Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission - a public body comprised of 7 appointed members of the public to advise the Raleigh City Council on all matters related to bicycle and pedestrian activities and accommodation within the City of Raleigh.
SmartCommute@rtp– the Transportation Management Association for the Research Triangle Park. Join their listserv here.
League of American Bicyclists – a national non-profit that promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America
NC Coalition for Bicycle Driving -- a grass-roots organization promoting lawful, vehicular-style bicycle driving, as the safest and most effective way to travel by bicycle.
Triangle Commuter Bike Initiative –The Triangle area has many bike routes, but the critical segments — those that would interconnect the Triangle's communities and make safe bike commuting possible for many of its residents — haven't been built. The DWM Foundation aims to solve this problem through their Triangle Commuter Bike Initiative (TCBI), an endeavor to finally join several of the most important area routes. Visit the Foundation's website for an interactive map of the routes in planning, upcoming events in support of the Initiative, and more!
Triangle Greenways Council – a local non-profit that promotes the expansion and use of greenway corridors throughout the Triangle Region.
Triangle Spokes Group – Charity raising money to donate bicycles to children in the Triangle
The ReCYCLEry – Carrboro non-profit providing a creative workspace to connect salvaged bikes with active community members
Durham Bike Co-op – Durham non-profit that serves as a community-run bicycle workshop and social center
1304 Bikes – Raleigh non-profit that serves as a community-run bicycle workshop and social center