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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.


May 19, 2015 Public Workshop

A Harrisonburg Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Public Workshop was hosted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Thomas Harrison Middle School, and a public comment period was open through June 17, 2015.

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


July 28, 2015 Presentation to City Council

Watch video of presentation

PDF[334KB] Memorandum: Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Update

PDF[440KB] Powerpoint Presentation slides


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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