The links listed here are a few of our favorite state and local weblinks.
NCDOT launched this project to improve walking and bicycling conditions statewide and develop a vision for the future of bicycling and walking in North Carolina.
WalkBikeNC.com allows cyclists to create turn-by-turn directions and check elevation profiles for the state’s bicycle routes. These online features will make bicycle tour planning easier for visitors and residents and compliment other online mapping services.
The Charlotte Department of Transportation Bicycle Program website includes tons of information regarding cycling within the city limits of Charlotte, NC. You will find information about city specific laws and ordineces, interactive cycling maps and much more.
The Mecklenburg County greenway system is quickly becoming one of the finest in the nation. There are currently 37 miles of developed and 150 miles of undeveloped greenways in Mecklenburg County.
#IBIKECLT is more than a hashtag. It is a campaign designed to inspire you. We want you to become more active this year. Not just moving your body for transportation and mobility, but also active in our community. Many people already use their bicycles in Charlotte for transportation. Many more say they would if they felt it was safer. We want our city to include safe, connected and dignified facilities for people on bikes at every opportunity.
The Charlotte Spokes People is the umbrella organization for the Plaza Midwood Tuesday Night Ride, the Sunday Slow Riders, BikeFest, the Charlotte Bicycle Benefits program and will include bike education classes in the future.
Individuals and organizations decide that their city needs a program which encourages citizens to bike more regularly to more places. They reach out to the businesses community and explain the Bike Benefits program and the benefits of encouraging and rewarding biking to their businesses through an incentive/reward which is awarded to patrons who show up on bike and show their Bike Benefits helmet sticker.
Our purpose is to disseminate information to help folks who desire to commute by bicycle. We encourage discussion on the wide variety of topics that enable us to improve our commuting experience, and make it safer.
Charlotte B-cycle is one of the largest urban bike sharing systems in the Southeast. Now with 200 blue bikes and 24 stations strategically placed throughout Uptown and surrounding neighborhoods for your 2-wheel travels around town.
The Trips For Kids Charlotte chapter is a non-profit organization that provides mentoring through bicycling experiences. In alliance with other organizations, TFKC targets 10-15 year old children of need within the Charlotte area.
The Lake Norman Regional Bicycle Plan is the culmination of years of work. The concept it describes was first envisioned nearly seven years ago as a means for bicyclists to travel around Lake Norman through Mecklenburg, Iredell, Catawba and Lincoln Counties.
Bikin' Dads Adventures is a non-profit corporation founded in 2014 with the goal to encourage fathers to be more involved in the life of their children.
The Spokes Group provides bikes for several charities, including a few incentive-based programs for trouble youth. Most of the bikes will be given away (with helmets!) as part of the Salvation Army Angel Tree distribution.
Advocates for an active, healthy, and connected Charlotte by assessing, elevating, hosting and maintaining community-based wellness, sports and fitness programs for all citizens
Mecklenburg County’s Bicycle Tire and Inner-Tube Recycling Pilot Program is designed to divert bicycle tires and bicycle inner-tubes from the landfill. People are encouraged to deposit used bicycle tires and inner-tubes into collection containers located at the participating Charlotte bike shops. A special thanks to Waste Management and Boquete Mountain Coffee for their generous donations to aid in the collection and transportation of the collected materials.
Visit the Charlotte Re-Cyclery to buy a new-to-you bicycle that’s been restored by our trained mechanics, and all proceeds support Trips for Kids Charlotte. These fully refurbished bikes cost a fraction of what they would be new.