High-Visibility Enforcement of Bicycle Passing Laws
In 2018, Bike Walk Knoxville was proud to partner with the City of Knoxville, the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to conduct a study focused on educating drivers and protecting the lives of bicyclists in Knoxville. Learn more here!
E-Scooters on Greenways
In light of the micromobility ordinance passed by City Council in December of 2021, click here to read Bike Walk Knoxville's position regarding e-scooters on greenways.
Speed and Scooter Ordinances
In November and December of 2021, the Knoxville City Council voted on several ordinances pertaining to speed limits and micromobility in our community. Read about Bike Walk Knoxville's position on the ordinances!
Vision Zero Knoxville Resolution
In October of 2021, Bike Walk Knoxville was thrilled to see the Knoxville City Council unanimously pass a Vision Zero resolution. Learn more about the resolution!
Walking Tour of Fourth and Gill and North Knoxville: Findings
On Monday, August 16, 2021, Bike Walk Knoxville hosted a walking tour of North Knoxville, highlighting the Fourth and Gill neighborhood and allowing an opportunity for community members to engage with members of City Council and candidates running in the 2021 City Council election.
MLK Corridor Steering Committee
On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, BWK President Dr. Caroline Cooley presented to the MLK Corridor Steering Committee about how zoning and active transportation infrastructure can benefit the work they are doing to improve the East Knoxville community. Click here to learn more!
Biking Tour of Cumberland Avenue Area: Findings
On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Bike Walk Knoxville hosted a bike tour of Fort Sanders, World's Fair Park, Market Square, and Cumberland Avenue. We were joined by City Council Member Tommy Smith and a great group of community members.
Cumberland Avenue Survey: Results
We conducted a survey to gather information about how community members felt about walking and biking on Cumberland Avenue following the recently conducted streetscape project there.
2020 Bike/Ped. Collisions and Near Misses Survey: Results
In late 2020, we conducted a survey to collect data from community members about collisions and near-misses with vehicles while walking and/or biking.
Walking Tour of Tyson Park Area: Findings
On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, Bike Walk Knoxville hosted a walking tour of the Tyson Park area. We were joined by City of Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon and Director of Engineering Harold Cannon, as well as City Council member Lauren Rider. Several local business owners and other community members also attended.
2020 Bike Walk Tennessee Virtual Summit
Due to COVID-19, the annual Tennessee Bike Walk Summit was not able to happen in its traditional format, but a portion of it was offered virtually and featured presentations from the Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Watch the recorded version here!
Crash Report: Knox TPO Crash Facts
The Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization has produced a new report on pedestrian & bicyclist crash facts in the Knoxville region from January 2012 to November 2019.
Recode Knoxville Process: Recode Knoxville
Recode Knoxville was a process aimed at adopting modern standards that will support continued development and redevelopment of the City in a manner that uses resources efficiently and builds a strong, sustainable, walkable community. A comprehensive update of the City's zoning ordinance was passed by the Knoxville City Council on August 13, 2019. The new ordinance can be found here.
Knox County Sidewalk Ordinance Updates: December 2019 and January 2020
Here you will find resources all about biking in Knoxville from infrastructure information to bike events to tips for riding as a family.
Learn more about safe walking tips and programming in Knoxville that promotes walking.
We have compiled relevant studies and reports related to biking, walking and attitudes surrounding those topics locally.
Maps & Trails
Biking & walking maps and trail information for the City of Knoxville, Knox County and the surrounding region.
We have collected educational articles about bicycle and pedestrian issues.
TDOT Multimodal Design Guidelines
This document gives guidelines for shared roadway use. It is a great resource to learn more about making our roads safer for drivers, cyclists, pedestrians and transit users of all abilities especially for anyone involved in transportation design.
Tennessee Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Program Technical Assessment
This document, a collaboration of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDSHS), the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) as well as a wide variety of other agencies, offers a review of highway safety programs and makes recommendations for improving these programs to reduce deaths, injuries, and economic and property losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes. Bike Walk Knoxville was proud to contribute to the development of this report.