Knoxville Bicycle Map Revised

A new bicycle map for the City of Knoxville is available online and at many locations. This map was developed to assist residents and visitors in finding routes to shop, socialize, and go to work/school by bicycle. More details in the article, including where to find the map.

Wayfinding

Do you want some help finding the best bike route to your office, or any other destination?  Just send us an email and let us know your starting location and destination, and we’ll send you some suggested routes. We can even find a bike mentor to ride with you to try out the route.

Community Outreach Assistant

Welcome to our new Americorps Member!

Jon Sharp recently began working with the Knoxville Regional Bicycle Program through the Americorps program. He will be managing the Bicycling Ambassadors program, conducting bicycle and pedestrian safety outreach, serving as Open Streets Volunteer Coordinator, and assisting with other TPO programs and projects. Read more about him:

Biking with your kids

Cooler weather is upon us - which means it's a great time to ride your bicycle! What better way to spend time with your family than by biking together? We’ve laid out some suggestions for how you can make the most of riding with your kids all year long!

Bike classes for all

Whether you haven’t been on a bike in years, only ride on greenways, or never learned to bike, we have a class for you! Our Open House–style instruction allows you to choose from any of our classes. Bring your kids and your friends —all to the same class!

Try the new I Bike KNX App

There's a new bike app that aims to improve bicycling safety in Knoxville. Full article:

Bike to EarthFest!

Kickstand will be leading group rides to and from EarthFest Saturday, April 18, 2015. The rides will begin at Kickstand and will go to EarthFest at World's Fair Park. The route is less than 5 miles and takes about 20 minutes.

  • Rides will leave Kickstand at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Return trips will leave EarthFest at 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • There is parking available at Kickstand. Come early to have your bike checked out and to air your tires!

Kickstand is located behind Fourth Presbyterian Church, 1323 N Broadway (corner of Glenwood, across from K Brew).

BIKESAFE Update

FHWA recently completed its update to the Bicycle Safety Guide and Countermeasure Selection System, commonly known as BIKESAFE, to reflect the latest research and best practices surrounding designs for bicycle safety. The website also offers PEDSAFE, which provides practitioners with the latest information available for improving the safety and mobility of those who walk. An online Countermeasure Selection Tool asks for simple input about a problem location and then provides a list of potential treatments and programs that could improve safety.

Citizens Guide to Promoting Bicycle- and Pedestrian-Friendly Communities

This guide is a resource for individuals, local organizations, community coalitions, neighborhood groups, the faith community and others interested in promoting and creating bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods and communities. New version posted on March 4, 2015.

Potential Pedestrian and Bicycle Projects

The "Find It, Fund It" chart indicates potential eligibility for pedestrian and bicycle projects under federal highway and transit programs. More >>
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