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Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan

Bike Walk Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg's Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan provides a framework for enhancing the safety and attractiveness of walking and biking through on- and off-street improvements and public programs. The current Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan was adopted in 2010 and is now being updated for 2016.

A Harrisonburg Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Public Workshop was hosted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Thomas Harrison Middle School, and the public comment period is now open through June 17, 2015. Please fill out the comment form and submit it or written comments to Thanh.Dang@harrisonburgva.gov or mail to ATTN: Thanh Dang, Harrisonburg Public Works, 320 East Mosby Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

PDF[187KB] Comment Form. You may print and mark up the city maps below to help explain your ideas.

PDF[590KB] Workshop Flyer 8.5"x11"    PDF[574KB] Workshop Flyer 4.25"x5.5" (4 quarter sheet sizes on 8.5x11)


May 19, 2015 Workshop Summary & Information Gathering Public Comment Period

PDF[1MB] Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Public Workshop Summary 
PDF[18MB] Public Workshop Map Comments

PDF[340KB] Public Comments

PDF[11MB] Infrastructure Summary Map based on Workshop and Public Comments



Project Schedule

  • March 23, 2015 - Project kick off at Bicycle & Pedestrian Subcommittee meeting.
  • May 19, 2015 - Public Workshop.
  • June 17, 2015 - Written comments due. 
  • Summer/Fall 2015 - Meet with advisory groups and stakeholder groups.
  • Winter 2015/2016 - Release draft plan for public input and host public meeting.
  • Spring/Summer 2016 - Present Plan recommendation by Subcommittee, Transportation Safety & Advisory Commission, and Planning Commission to City Council.




Harrisonburg Community Bike Map

City Council adopted the updated Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan in July 2010 and the plan was amended in March 2011. Review the current plan below:

PDF[1.43MB] Adopted City Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan 

PDF[833KB] Bicycle Plan Map

PDF[865KB] Pedestrian Plan Map

James Madison University Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan

Additional Information:


Questions? Contact Thanh Dang, Transportation & Environmental Planning Manager at Thanh.Dang@harrisonburgva.gov or 540-434-5928.




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