Links to pedestrian, bicycle, and
equestrian information. Several of the sites were not approved as
active links by the Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs. The
URLs for those sites are included here as a reference.
American Trails - A national, nonprofit organization working on
behalf of ALL trail interests. www.americantrails.org
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals - the
Association promotes excellence in the emerging professional
discipline of pedestrian and bicycle transportation.
Fairfax County Park Authority
Fairfax County Park Authority
Fairfax Advocates for Better
Bicycling - A group of concerned cyclists who want to make
bicycling an integral part of the transportation network of
Fairfax Trails and Streams - Working to protect, restore and
enhance the environmental, historical, educational and trail
resources of our stream valleys. Includes maps and info on the
Difficult Run, Pimmit Run, Accotink Creek, and Cross-County
the W&OD Trail - A non-profit citizens organization
dedicated to the preservation, enhancement and promotion of the
The National Center for Bicycling and Walking - The electronic
information center for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy and
Regional Park Authority
One Less Car - A member-supported citizen's group working to
make bicycling and walking viable and safe modes of
Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Research Page - From the
Federal Highway Administration program to improve pedestrian
and bicycle safety. Includes info on the Bicycle Compatibility
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club - The main purpose of the PATC
involves upkeep and improvement of 970 miles of hiking trails,
30 shelters, and 28 cabins in Virginia, Maryland, West
Virginia, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.
Potomac Trail Council - The Potomac Trail Council (PTC) is an
alliance of community organizations and local agencies
committed to the development, protection, interpretation and
celebration of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail
Rails-To-Trails Conservancy - dedicated to enriching America's
communities and countryside by creating a nationwide network of
public trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors.
State Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinators
Surface Transportation Policy Project - Emphasizes the needs of
people, rather than vehicles, in assuring access to jobs,
services, and recreational opportunities. www.transact.org
Trails and Greenways Clearinghouse - Provides technical
assistance, information resources and referrals to trail and
greenway advocates and developers across the nation.
Transportation Advisory Commission - a citizens advisory
group that provides information to the Board of Supervisors on
major transportation issues and recommendations.
America Walks - A non-profit national coalition of local
advocacy groups dedicated to promoting walkable communities.
Perils for Pedestrians - A monthly television series promoting
awareness of issues affecting the safety of people who walk.
31 Ways to Promote Bicycling - by the Bicycle Alliance of
League of American Bicyclists - The group promotes bicycling
for fun, fitness and transportation and works through advocacy
and education for a bicycle-friendly america.
Regional Bikeway and Trail Network Study.
VDOT's Bicycling in Virginia site
Virginia Bicycling Federation - A state-wide organization
devoted to biking. vabike.org
Washington Area Bicyclist Association - WABA is completely
devoted to improving bicycling conditions and increasing
bicycle use. www.waba.org
Bicycle Commuter Assistance Program - The Bicycle Commuter
Assistance Program is an interactive bicycle commuter guide
that provides detailed commuter information and maps online.
Use it to find the most convenient routes to your destination
in the Washington area.
Trail Blazer Report - Information on equestrian use trails in
the Mid Atlantic Region. www.geocities.com/trailblazer_mdva/
Trail Riders Of Today - TROT is dedicated to the preservation
of existing equestrian trails and the establishment of new