Bicycle & Pedestrian Clubs, Organizations and Advisory Committees
Greenways and Trail Committees
Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committees
- Nashville Area MPO- The MPO Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) was established to provide guidance to the MPO on issues related to the non-motorized modes of transportation. The BPAC is comprised of stakeholders from the local governments, transit agencies, law enforcement, private non-profits and advocates. Since the formation of the BPAC in 2008, the committee has worked on the development and implementation of the Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Study, prioritizing projects for the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan, and developing the scoring criteria and ranking projects for the MPO Active Transportation Program.
- Davidson County- The Nashville Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee is a fifteen-member committee appointed by the Mayor of Nashville to promote and encourage safe bicycling and walking to further Nashville's goal of becoming a bicycle and pedestrian-friendly city. Staffed by Laurel Creech. Committee meets every other month on the third Tuesday at 4pm at City Hall.
- Rutherford County- The Rutherford County Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is an open committee that includes member of Rutherford County departments including Planning, Engineering, Sheriff's Office, EMS, Health and Coordinated School Health. The committee is open to the public and is organized by bicycle advocate Sarah Lovett and staffed by Doug Demosi, Rutherford County Planning. The committee has produced a five-minute public service announcement explaining the rules of the road for bicyclists and how motorists should interact with bicyclists on the roadway. The Committee has helped to plan and staff several area bicycle rodeos for children, and participated the development of the Same Rules, Same Road card that explains the rules of the road for motorists and for bicyclists. The committee is currently working with students from Middle Tennessee State University to increase bicycle safety on campus and helps to prepare such events as Bike to Work Day and Bike to School Day. The committee typically meetings monthly on the third Tuesday at 6pm at the Rutherford County Planning Department.
- Williamson County- The Williamson County Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is an open committee that includes members of Williamson County departments including Planning, Roads, Health and EMS, as well as employees from cities within the county such as Franklin, Fairview and Spring Hill. The committee is open to the public and is organized by bicycle advocate James Green and staffed by Joe Horne, Williamson County Planning. The committee has produced five public service announcements airing on local government public access television about the rules of the road for bicyclists and pedestrians. The committee also helped to create a Same Rules, Same Road card that explains the rules of the road for motorists and for bicyclists. The committee typically meets monthly on the third Wednesday at the Williamson County Office complex. Read an article in the Williamson Herald about the Williamson County BPAC.