The program provides support for local government bicycle planning efforts by providing resources and generating ideas that will ultimately lead to a more bicycle friendly community. We are excited to acknowledge the communities that have taken the steps to become Road Respect Communities and urge others to consider becoming a Road Respect Community.
Level 1 – Activate
- Start an inventory of bike infrastructure
- Identify connectivity gaps
- Set up initial evaluation criteria for the bicycle plan
- Level 1 Road Respect Communities = Town of Springdale and Logan City
Level 2 – Ascend
- Involve bike advocacy groups/individuals
- Initiate “share the road” dialogue between drivers and cyclists
- Develop the bicycle plan
- Roll out a local law enforcement bicycle safety and enforcement program
- Organize a community ride
- Level 2 Road Respect Communities = Park City/Snyderville Basin and the City of Moab
Level 3 – Peak
- Adopt the bicycle plan and begin implementation
- Work with businesses to determine and promote the economic benefits of bicycling
- Develop and conduct bicycle safety campaign
- Promote respect between drivers and bicyclists on the road
- Evaluate the bicycle plan
- Apply for League of American Bicyclists’ Bicycle Friendly Community Status
- Level 3 Road Respect Communities = Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, City of Ivins, St. George City, Provo City and Ogden City
For more information please contact the Road Respect Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This guest post was originally published in the Road Respect Fall 2014 Newsletter.