Lighten Up, Raleigh...
And get your shine on! The BikeRaleigh and CommuteSmart programs have partnered for the Lighten Up, Raleigh campaign along with great sponsorship by local bike shops for the second year in a row! Learn more about the campaign and get your 15% bike light coupon today through November 30!
Don't live in Raleigh? No problem! This year's Lighten Up campaign is a regional effort with partners in Durham, Chapel Hill, and Carrboro.
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 Pavement Marking Design Project
Get involved! The City of Raleigh received a $1.1 million dollar grant from the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) program to construct at least 27 miles of marked, on-road bicycle facilities. A proposed list of 22 bicycle projects have been selected in order of adopted bicycle plan priority and previously adopted CIP projects.Learn more about Bicycle Pavement Marking Design Project
BikeRaleigh Map Version 2.0
The BikeRaleigh Map Version 2.0 is officially available! Get it while it's still hot! Copies of the bike map can be found at the following locations, while supplies last:
- 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, CAT 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.
- Download here: BikeRaleigh Map File size is large, download time may be lengthy
Coming Soon: BikeRaleigh interactive on-line map and mobile application!
Bicycle Benefits Program
Raleigh has launched a bicycle benefits program to reward bicycle friendly businesses and individuals and to promote safe cycling and sustainable options. Supporting businesses will be offering 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
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
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