Advocacy for local, state, and national pedestrian issues
Volunteer organization working to promote bicycling; change public policy and community attitudes; and improve the safety, convenience, and acceptance of bicycling throughout Virginia.
Program that assists interested localities, schools, and non-profit groups in making bicycling and walking to school safer and more appealing to children.
Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
Laws and tips to make bicycling and walking safe and enjoyable on Virginia’s highways.
EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND RESOURCES
BICYCLE SAFETY RESOURCES
A clearinghouse of bicycle helmet information serving consumers, parents, teachers, the media, and more.
Resources for bicyclists and pedestrians
Injury and Violence Prevention site with bicycle safety information and resources
Active transportation resource in Northern Virginia
Federal Highway Administration
Promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation; certifies bicycling instructors; and advocates for bicycle-friendly communities, regions, and states
The Commonwealth of Virginia’s largest metropolitan area bicycling group’s Web site offers many resources
Pedestrian safety program with publications, activities, information about National Safe Routes to School program, and more!
Resources to increase the viability of walking and bicycling as a means of transportation and physical activity
Public safety program of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia
U.S. Department of Federal Highway Administration
Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, including VDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program
Kimberly Perry, Bike Virginia; Tim Kelley, BikeArlington; Eric Robitall, Laura Sandt, Dan Burden, Tiffany Robinson, PBIC Image library [www.pedbikeimages.org]; VinnieR, Wikipedia; Debbie Spiliotopoulos, NVRC; W&OD Trail, NVRPA.