National Bike Month


General Resources Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Provides information to individual bikers as well as local governments considering bike-friendly policies
Bicycle and Pedestrian Program
This is an initiative of the Federal Highway Administration and includes information about federal grants and legislation supporting non-motorized transportation, as well as contact information for bicycle and pedestrian coordinators in each state.
Traffic Safety: Bicycles
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration links to consumer education videos, surveys of laws on bicycle and pedestrian safety, U.S. Department of Transportation research on bicycle safety, and many other resources.
National Bike Month
This site from the League of American Bicyclists is the official site for National Bike Month.  Contains a calendar of events and many ideas for activities and publicity.

Trails and Maps

National Trails System Map and Guide
This link offers historical information about trails in America, as well as contact information for various locations, pdf files of maps, charts, and graphs, and other links to related information.
Illinois Bicycling Guide
There may be no better place to bicycle than in Illinois. From flat prairie land, to rolling hills, to towering bluffs to breathtaking river and lakefront views —
Illinois has it all. If you haven’t been on a bicycle lately, you don’t know what you are missing. Hop on and take in some of the best scenery Mother Nature
has to offer.  This site has information on trails for riding in Illinois, as well as other links on bike safety, maintenance, and touring information.  Also see their Mountain Biking Opportunities.


Bike Resources in Illinois

Illinois State Police Bicycle Safety Brochure
This is the official brochure from the Illinois State Police on bicycle safety.  It includes information on laws, tips for safety, and preparing to ride.
Illinois Department of Transportation Bicycling Information
This is site from the Illinois Department of Transportation includes information on laws, policies, maps, and agencies involved in bicycling issues.

Biking in Champaign-Urbana

City of Champaign: Bicycles
Information from the City of Champaign about bicycle registration, bike routes, and bike transportation.
Bike Urbana
Information from the City of Urbana about maps and parking, bike projects, the city council’s plans for bicycling, and its status as a Bicycle Friendly Community.