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Bicycle on Road
In response to the Bicycle & Bikeway Act of 1974, the N.C. Department of Transportation established the North Carolina Bicycle Program – the first of its kind in the United Sates – to undertake comprehensive planning and programming for bicycle transportation.

The program expanded in 1992 to also focus on pedestrian accommodations.

Today, the Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation:

  • Integrates bicycle and pedestrian safety as well as mobility and accessibility into North Carolina's overall transportation system
  • Maintains a network of more than 3,000 miles of state and regional bicycle routes
  • Educates citizens of all ages through statewide safety campaigns, such as Watch for Me NC, and promotes biking and walking to and from school through Safe Routes to Schools

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