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Rockingham County
Administration Center
20 E. Gay St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Bicycle Advisory Committee
Mission
 

Advise the Board of Supervisors in the promotion, planning, and implementation of bicycle and other non-motorized transportation in Rockingham County.

Organizational Goal
Foster a healthy community by supporting and encouraging bicycle and non-motorized vehicles as viable modes of transportation through infrastructure improvements, intermodal connectivity, and education and enforcement programs. 

Organizational Structure
The Organizational Structure, which was approved by the Board of Supervisors, establishes the composition, terms and duties of the membership.

Meetings
Meetings are held every other month. Additional meetings may be called as needed. Meetings are held in the Community Room of the County Administration Building, 20 E Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802.

Members
The Rockingham County Advisory Committee consists of voting members representing varied skill levels of cycling and non-motorized transportation needs in the community. This committee is supplemented by non-voting advisory members. 

Voting Members

Travis Layman, Chair
Rich Harris, Vice-Chair Brian F. Bauer
Jason Burch
Cindy Ferek
Kim Sandum

Basil Hangemanole
Denise Martin
Steve Tomasi
Erin Yancey
Sandra Parks


Non-Voting Advisory Members
Rhonda Cooper, County Staff Facilitator
James May, County Staff
Jeremy Mason, VDOT Liaison


Projects
The Rockingham Bicycle Advisory Committee Annual Work Plan lists current and future projects. 

Links to Other Resources
Local and Regional Plans

Local Bicycle Resources and Events
  • Bike the Valley – Includes bicycle maps for the Central Shenandoah Valley region.
  • Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition – An organization that is dedicated to cyclists of all abilities and interests. Includes links to local bicycle shops, local bicycle events and weekly ride schedules.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety
  • Alliance for Biking and Walking - North America's coalition of local and state bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations where they create, strengthen and unite advocacy leaders who are transforming their communities into great places to bike and walk.
  • Bicycle Safety Awareness - A collection of learning opportunities on topics that directly impact the bicycle safety, security, and quality of life in your community.
  • Bike Virginia - A non-profit organization that works through programs, projects, and activities to inspire more human powered recreation and transportation on bike.
  • DriveSmartVirginia - non-profit dedicated to educating drivers and raising traffic safety awareness in order to save lives and reduce injuries on the roadways of Virginia.
  • League of American Bicyclists - The League of American Bicyclists has been working to improve the quality of bicycling in America almost as long as there have been bicycles. Includes links to bike education and bike advocacy.
  • National Center for Safe Routes to Schools – Programs, led by sustained efforts from parents, schools, community leaders and local, state, and federal governments, to improve the health and well-being of children by enabling and encouraging them to walk and bicycle to school.
  • Safety and Rules of the Road – Includes tips to help ensure safe and legal bicycle operations.
  • Virginia Safe Routes to Schools - Assists interested localities and schools in the development of plans, activities, and infrastructure improvements to make bicycling and walking to school a safe and appealing transportation option for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

To Report a road problem that requires immediate attention, call VDOT at 
1-800-367-7623 (FOR-ROAD)
or online at http://www.virginiadot.org/travel/citizen.asp


Questions and suggestions for the Rockingham Bicycle Advisory Committee may be submitted to:

Rhonda Cooper
County Staff Facilitator
(540) 564-3033
Email