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Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) Policy for Integrating Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodations

On March 18, 2004, the CTB passed the Policy for Integrating Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodations. It states that "Bicycling and walking are fundamental travel modes and integral components of an efficient transportation network," and that "the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will initiate all highway construction projects with the presumption that the projects shall accommodate bicycling and walking."

Read the policy here (PDF)

Supporting documentation and implementation guidance documents

VDOT has two governance documents that detail how VDOT implements the CTB Policy:

The following documents were updated in February 2017:

Other Implementation Documents

Bicycle and Pedestrian Implementation Guide for Locality Involvement



Page last modified: Feb. 27, 2017