Bicycle and Pedestrian

The Capital Area Bicycle and Pedestrian Stakeholders Group, or BPSG, is composed of citizens, bicyclists, and planners interested in pedestrian and bicycle issues in Wake, Franklin, Johnston, Harnett, and Granville Counties. The BPSG acts as an advisory group to the Capital Area MPO.  Meetings are held the monthly, usually on the 4th Tuesday of every month, and are open to everyone.    

Current Business Topics and Upcoming Events:

Raleigh Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Updates

Safe Routes Wake County is an effort to improve safety and to encourage more children to walk or bike to school. The program is working with five schools to develop a Model Safe Routes to School Program.  For more information visit http://saferouteswakecounty.org/

2017 Triangle Bicycle & Pedestrian Workshop

Please join us for the seventh annual Triangle Bicycle & Pedestrian Workshop on Friday, April 7, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center (101 Dry Ave, Cary).  Learn about the latest developments in bicycle and pedestrian transportation within the Triangle and beyond including:

Recent changes to North Carolina’s legislation
The potential behind the RDU Forest Trail Center and Triangle Bikeway, and
 How the BWI Airport Bicycle Trail was developed.

Sign-in will be available starting at 7:45 a.m., and the program will begin promptly at 8:15 a.m.  Optional lunch and bicycling/walking tours:  After the workshop, attendees will have the option of going to lunch at a local restaurant (at your cost), and taking a walking tour of downtown Cary or going on a group bicycle tour (bring your own bike and helmet). If you're interested, please register separately for the lunch and tour. We will follow up with you to provide more details.

 Registration page:  http://bit.ly/2nsPXb8

Publications and Archives:

Triangle Bicycle and Pedestrian Workshop

Neuse River Trail Dedication Ceremony

 The CAMPO Bicycle Facility Planning and Engineering Guidelines (V01/23/2005) is available for download! 

NCDOT and other partner resources:

BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN SAFETY STRATEGIES IN NORTH CAROLINA: STATEWIDE IN PUT AND PRIORITIES 2011 REPORT 

NCDOT on Bike Lanes
NCDOT on Grade Separated Crossings
NCDOT on Multi-Use Paths
NCDOT on Signed Bike Routes
NCDOT on Wide Outside Lanes
NCDOT on Wide Paved Shoulders

Wide Outside Through Lanes: Effective Design of Integrated Passing Facilities, By: Steve Goodridge