Chapel Hill is celebrating National Bike Month with Covid Careful Activity for 2021.

Bike Friday Focus Part II – Low Gas Offers No Fee Cycling & Transit Opportunity!

As finding gas for cars becomes more difficult, it becomes easier to grab a bicycle and get to where we need to be!  And if it is a long way to work or errands, put your bike on a bus (all are no charge and all have bike racks)!  Check out the How to Load Bike on Bus Video and don’t forget to grab the Maps for Chapel Hill, Carrboro and UNC-CH for best local routes!  AND Chapel Hill Transit Routes/Schedules easily found online!   

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NC Bicycle Laws in Five Languages – Thank you to Carrboro Bike Coalition!

North Carolina Bike Laws

Bike laws into five languages.

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Following are Bike Month Activities which are subject to being added to as time goes on!

Pictures:  Email to  and we will post!  Or #GoChapelHillBikeMonth to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter!

  • May 6 – How to Find the Right Bike For You – May 6, Go Triangle’s Webinar – Whether you already own a bike or would like to, GoTriangle would like to help you find the right bike for you.  To RSVP click Register Here for Bike Webinar for the May 6 webinar! #mayisbikemonth #goperks
  • Chapel Hill Parks – Bicycle to the Chapel Hill Parks and explore. Don’t forget to post a pic!
  • Maps – Check out the online Bike Map for bike facilities and trails and enjoy a day getting to know Chapel Hill.
  • Focus Fridays Bike – Watch for the Focus Friday Series for Bike Month Videos.  Sign up for the Town’s E-News to view these and other great Chapel Hill stories and information!
  • Scavenger Hunt – Join in a BACH/Go Chapel Hill Bingo Scavenger Hunt – stay tuned for details!
  • May 21 – Decorate Your Bike in Salute to Frontline Heroes and Ride to Work or School on May 21st!
  • Searching for Ents – Read a good book – Lord of the Rings by Tolkien and find the 12 Hidden Ents on Bolin Creek Trail between Umstead Park and the Tunnel at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.  And DON’T FORGET TO POST PICTURES!!
Ribbon Bikes Day is May 21, 2021! Ribbons are a great way to say thank you to all that are helping others (. . . and tell a friend to ribbon their bicycles as well)!

News from Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization Regarding An Amendment to the Comprehensive Transportation Plan

If you’re interested in the future highway, bicycle, multiuse paths, and transit projects for our region, you can give us your feedback by May 25 on a proposed amendment to the long-range transportation plan.  

The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) is now seeking public feedback on a proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP).  The CTP identifies future highway, transit, rail, bicycle, pedestrian and other transportation projects for this region over the next 30 years, and beyond. The DCHC MPO is amending the CTP to add a network of bicycle/pedestrian paths along major roadways, identify high capacity transit (such as bus rapid transit) along the region’s major travel corridors, ensure that the CTP supports local bicycle plans, and improve roadways in fast developing, rural areas.

Residents and other stakeholders are asked to provide comments by reviewing the proposed Amendment #3 at the DCHC MPO website and provide comments directly by email by Tuesday, May 25. Residents and stakeholders may also directly address the DCHC MPO Board on Amendment #3 on Wednesday, May 12 beginning at 9 a.m. during their virtual board meeting.

Provide Feedback on the Proposed Amendment

Sign up to Speak at the May MPO Board Meeting

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