Related Links and Resources

Asheville Cycling.Com

Asheville On Bikes

Asheville Parks & Greenways Foundation

Bicycle Helmet Information. Cornell guide with information about bike helmets and usage.

Bicycle Helmets. Information from the Berkeley Parents Network about bicycle helmets.

Bicycle Information Center Information and resources on bicycle safety.

Bicycle Related Injuries. Injury prevention tips from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Bicycle Riding Tips. Safety tips for riding bikes in the city.

Bicycle Safety Equipment. Outlines the equipment needed for safe cycling.

Bicycle Safety. Online bicycle safety information.

Bicycle Transportation Alliance is a non-profit membership organization working to promote bicycling and improve bicycling conditions in Oregon.

Bike Safety. Parents guide to bike safety for the family.

Bike Safety in the UK - an introduction. A resource of the Bicycle Storage Company.

Bike Safety Tips and Statistics. Information and suggestions on how to ride safely.

Blue Ridge Bicycle Club

City of Asheville Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department.

City of Asheville Pedestrian plan.

City of Olympia Washington has an informative site including cycling, walking, and roundabouts (traffic circles).

Coalition of Asheville Neighborhood Associations.

Contact your members of congress.

Cycling Skills & Cycling Safety is a 20 page Acrobat® guide for adult cyclists.

French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization has many resources about local transportation issues.

Healthy Buncombe is a coalition on individuals and organizations interested in making policy changes that will enable our citizens to be more healthy and fit.

"How to Not Get Hit by Cars". Important lessons in bicycle safety.

Kids and Bicycle Safety are tips for bicycle for kids from the National Highway Transportation Administration.

League of American Bicyclists is a national bicycle organization founded 1880.

Make your community more bikeable from

Make your community more Walkable.

National Center for Bicycling & Walking whose mission is to create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities.

North Carolina Bicycle Commuter's Guide. The City of Asheville has available a Bicycle Commuter's Guide. To request a printed copy of the guide contact Kathy Molin, Transportation Demand Coordinator. Her telephone number is 828-232-4564 and her email address is The guides are free to the Asheville public. They can also be picked up at local bicycle shops and the chamber of commerce or city hall in the engineering office on the first floor to the left of the elevators.

North Carolina Dept of Transportation (NCDOT) Average Annual Daily Traffic (AADT) Map. Note: Once you get to the website, type in Asheville, North Carolina.

North Carolina Dept of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Bicycle & Pedestrian Transportation has a wealth of information about bicycling in NC and the NC Safe Routes to School Program. Go here to register for the SRTS regional workshops being held across the state in October.

Pro cyclists reflect on bike safety and their experiences in this video.

Responsible Driving – A resource from Verizon.

Ride Illinois, with funding from the Illinois Department of Transportation, has a nearly seven-minute video on motorist-bicyclist safety.

Rights and duties of bicyclists is a video showing bicyclists, among other things, how to ride in traffic, including controlling the lane and using left turn lanes to turn left.

Safe Routes to Schools Program.

Sharing the Road.The City of Austin, Texas has developed a YouTube video about traffic safety and sharing the road.

Sharing the Road Together: Drivers and Cyclists. From The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

Teaching Children Bicycle Safety. Information on how to teach bike safety to children.

Transportation Alternatives, advocates for cycling, walking and environmentally sensible transportation (NYC).

The “Ultimate Bike Safety Guide” offers additional bicycle safety links. Want to know how walkable your neighborhood-or prospective neighborhood-is? This website can help by calculating a community's "walkability" rating, can help.