Program Links

Communities locally and all over the world are doing exciting things to create infrastructure for active transportation. Some started decades ago, while others are just now starting.

Below you will find links to inspirational places that have created ways for people of all ages and abilities to walk, bike, stroll, recreate, go to work, exercise and be outdoors in nature—all while not burning fossil fuel.

With people returning to work and life during the pandemic, many communities worldwide are quickly adopting ways to help lots more people bike and walk.

Let’s make Bainbridge Island a role model too!

Bike Bridge

PAOLO NUNES-UENO gives a Bainbridge Island presentation about the paradigm shift from cars to active transportation and how Seattle developed some striking innovations. Very compelling:

Seville, Spain

THIS TED TALK tells how Seville, Spain dramatically increased its use of bicycles for transportation, creating social equity and greatly reducing the use of motorized vehicles.

CopenhagenCopenhagen

A VISIT TO COPENHAGEN, A CYCLING HAVEN: Watch Americans react to seeing Copenhageners of all ages biking to work, shop, and play.
https://www.streetfilms.org/cycling-copenhagen-through-north-american-eyes/

Check Out Other Washington Communities

BELLINGHAM: SPECTACULAR BOARDWALK ALONG THE WATERFRONT. The beauty of this waterfront trail is that it interconnects with a vast system of other pathways, trails and parks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8TtNKzu4co&feature=youtu.be

WinthropWINTHROP: MORE THAN 120 MILES OF TRAILS. This rural area of eastern Washington has a well-established recreational trail system and is now adding a non-motorized trail that connects the towns of Twisp and Winthrop.

https://www.methowtrails.org/twisp-to-winthrop-trail-project

https://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/local/winthrop-bridge-to-accommodate-pedestrians-bicyclists/article_c3d2cf89-2add-5b73-ae80-858059ec0c24.html

Connecting People and Places Using Imagination, Innovation and Multiuse Pathways

COACHELLA VALLEY: CONNECTS SEVERAL COMMUNITIES FOR COMMUTING AND RECREATION
http://www.coachellavalleylink.com

IMAGINATION CREATES BEAUTIFUL PATHWAYS

https://peopleforbikes.org/blog/tech-talk-19-beautiful-ways-to-protect-bike-lanes-photos/

VANCOUVER, BC, A BIKING SUCCESS STORY
Vancouver

https://twitter.com/brenttoderian/status/980955046471917570

https://www.toolkit.bc.ca/Success-Story/City-Vancouver-Supports-Cycling-making-it-Safer-people-all-Ages-and-Abilities

Bridges and Pathways Get Bikers and Walkers Across Water and Busy Roads

Walking Bridge

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sundial_Bridge_at_Turtle_Bay

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Burnett_Bicycle-Pedestrian_Bridge

https://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/worlds-best-pedestrian-bridges