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:
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:
The CAMPO Bicycle Facility Planning and Engineering Guidelines (V01/23/2005) is available for download!
NCDOT and other partner resources:
Wide Outside Through Lanes: Effective Design of Integrated Passing Facilities, By: Steve Goodridge