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!
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!
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!
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.
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
Are you looking for a place to share information with other cyclists about cycling safety, hazards, and even bike thefts? Check out this unique tool that let's citizens build a database by mapping their riding experience.
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.