HRTPO Active Trans

HRTPO Active Trans Active trans is any kind of human powered transportation (biking/walking/skating/etc) Get engaged on active trans topics in Hampton Roads! The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for our region.

We carry out transportation planning for our region. Part of that task includes planning for Active Transportation. This page will serve as a forum to share ideas and engage on active trans in our region. Connect with us today!

http://www.hrtpo.org/page/active-transportation-vision-and-goals-survey-/
10/30/2017
Active Transportation Vision and Goals Survey | Active Transportation | Transportation | Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization - The Heartbeat of Hampton Roads

http://www.hrtpo.org/page/active-transportation-vision-and-goals-survey-/

Help us kick off Linking Hampton Roads, our region’s first Active Transportation Plan. “Active Transportation” is defined as all forms of human-powered transportation, including connections to transit. The most common forms are walking and biking. Active Transportation provides an alternative tran...

WYDaily.com
04/10/2017
WYDaily.com

WYDaily.com

The proposed trail will run from Ironbound Road to the William & Mary School of Education.

You can wear a helmet if you want, but forcing the matter makes biking less safe. What improves safety is a biking cultu...
04/04/2017
The big bike helmet debate: 'You don’t make it safe by forcing cyclists to dress for urban warfare'

You can wear a helmet if you want, but forcing the matter makes biking less safe. What improves safety is a biking culture, one where people of differing skills levels all feel safe to bike. This article also contains an intelligent reference to risk compensation.

The question of whether cyclists should wear helmets provokes fury – often from those on four wheels. But which has the bigger benefit: increased physical safety, or creating a better environment for people to cycle helmet-free?

03/30/2017
Event Info

Interested in a great conversation on transforming unused rail corridors into vibrant public places? Click below to register for the April 11, 2017 session being held at the Chrysler Museum o Art.

America Walks
03/30/2017
America Walks

America Walks

Bike lanes can help support all forms of safe active transportation

Want Community? Build Walkability.
03/29/2017
Want Community? Build Walkability.

Want Community? Build Walkability.

Our neighborhoods and our cities would improve if more of us lived in places where “bumping into someone on the street” didn’t involve heavy traffic and a fender bender.

Cycling Daily
03/24/2017

Cycling Daily

Hello fellow cyclists!! I thought I would share this awesome LED reflector vest I just ordered! It is great for early morning rides. You can get one here on sale for 50% off! Here's the link: www.survivethetrench.com/products/safety-vest
Also, use the promo code: WINTER17 and you'll get an extra 5% off!
Happy Riding Guys!! 🚵🚵🚵

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
03/23/2017
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Does biking put a big smile on your face😁? Tell us why!

Via Partnership for Active Transportation

Cyclists Break the Law to Stay Safe, Study Finds
03/23/2017
Cyclists Break the Law to Stay Safe, Study Finds

Cyclists Break the Law to Stay Safe, Study Finds

Research shows what we've always known: That when we roll a stop sign, we're not trying to tick off drivers, but to make it home alive.

Active Transportation Alliance
03/23/2017
Active Transportation Alliance

Active Transportation Alliance

Last week President Trump released his first budget proposal and it would be devastating for people who ride transit, bike and walk in the Chicago region.

Take action today by signing a letter to your members of Congress telling them to reject these cuts. Like, comment and share!

Should People Who Bike Pay Their Own Way, and How?
03/22/2017
Should People Who Bike Pay Their Own Way, and How?

Should People Who Bike Pay Their Own Way, and How?

A common refrain among politicians who oppose bike infrastructure investments is that people who bike don't pay for those projects. What's a bike advocate to do?

03/21/2017

This is the BEST source for VDOT maps, data and project info.

Check it out !!

03/21/2017
Bicycling and Walking in Virginia

Some great Active Trans Maps !!

There is something here for everyone:The commonwealth's 838 miles of United States Bicycle Routes 1 and 76The Virginia Capital Trail, connecting the colonial capital of Williamsburg with the modern capital of RichmondNumerous locations for off-road mountain bike ridesA range of facilities suitable f...

PeopleForBikes.org
03/13/2017
PeopleForBikes.org

PeopleForBikes.org

The good, the bad, and the ugly. Tell PeopleForBikes what it’s like to bike around your town. Take the 5 minute survey!

Adventure Cycling Association
02/27/2017
Adventure Cycling Association

Adventure Cycling Association

She's one of our cartographers, and she's here to help with the digital data options we offer for navigating many of the mapped routes in the Adventure Cycling Route Network. Of course, if you're the analog type, we have paper maps for all of our routes.

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