Bicycle Benefits Program
Raleigh has a Bicycle Benefits program that rewards bicycle friendly businesses and individuals and promotes safe cycling and sustainable options. Supporting businesses offer specials and discounts to cyclists who show their Bicycle Benefits helmet sticker. Go to any of the Bicycle Benefits Business Members in Raleigh to purchase your $5 helmet sticker.Learn more about Bicycle Benefits Program
BikeRaleigh Plan Update
The City of Raleigh is in the process of updating its 2009 Bike Plan. We are soliciting comments on the draft Plan update until January 31, 2016.
Please use BikeRaleigh.org/BikePlan to learn more about the project and provide your input for making the Capital City a better place for bicycling.Sign Up to Receive Raleigh Bike Plan Updates
Bicycle Facilities Explained
The Bicycle Pavement Design Project installed over 28 miles of new bicycle facilities across the City of Raleigh. New facility types were included with the more familiar standard bike lanes. We created a page to explain the different types of facilities and the responsibility and use for both bicyclists and motorists.Learn more about the types of bike facilities around Raleigh.
2009 Raleigh Bike Plan
In 2009, Raleigh adopted a Comprehensive Bicycle Plan that identifies existing bicycle needs and deficiencies, recommends over 440 miles of new bicycle infrastructure, and provides a program of action for addressing the immediate and long-term needs for bicyclists and bicycle facilities.
Chapter 1- Introduction
Chapter 2- Existing Conditions
Chapter 3- Demand & Benefit Analysis
Chapter 4- Bicycle Facility Network & Maps
Chapter 5- Program Recommendations
Chapter 6- Code & Policy Analysis
Chapter 7- Facility Standards
Chapter 8- Implementation
Have you checked out the BikeRaleigh blog lately? You’ll find an interactive bike map, information on our Bike Plan, and ways for you to join in on the conversation! We would love your feedback on our efforts and our posts!
The BikeRaleigh Map is available at the following locations:
- 1 Exchange Plaza, Suite 727
- 222 West Hargett St. at the front desk
- Local bike shops
- Your neighborhood community center
The map highlights existing on-road bicycle facilities, GoRaleigh routes, the greenway system, and popular destinations. Also featured, is a system of preferred routes that are intended to help cyclists plan their trips. These routes were selected based on cyclist feedback, existing conditions, destinations, and connectivity. These routes may not be suitable for all experience levels, so please use caution when planning your trip.
The BikeRaleigh Map is also viewable online as a PDF. File size is large, so download time may be lengthy.
Art to Heart Corridor
The Art to Heart Corridor connects the North Carolina Museum of Art to the heart of Downtown Raleigh. Riding through the corridor, you will find beautiful sculptures, scenic college campuses, and historic landmarks.Learn more about Art to Heart Corridor
Bike Share is Feasible in Raleigh!
The City of Raleigh has completed its bike share feasibility study! The report includes case studies from programs across the country, a community profile, and a summary of opportunities and challenges to launching a Raleigh bike share system. The next steps will be to complete an implementation plan for a bike share program!
Want to get involved? Go to our project website to learn about the project, take a short user survey, and view the suggested bike share station location report.
Bicycle Commuter Profiles
Share your commuting experiences with us!See Profiles
Raleigh Bicycle Resources
We have compiled a list of resources to help our bicyclists in Raleigh.
Learn more about Raleigh Bicycle Resources