The Connect Our Schools initiative aims to connect Harrisonburg elementary, middle, and high school students with their schools via cycling and walking paths. Past support from the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo has been instrumental in achieving victories in support of the Connect Our Schools effort.
Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition envisions an active and organized cycling community in the central Shenandoah Valley that represents all types and levels of cycling and cyclists. The SVBC will further the interests of its diverse membership by advocating for, and providing resources to the cycling community so Harrisonburg and the Central Shenandoah Valley will become known as a center of safe, sustainable and enjoyable cycling on roads, trails, and streets. Learn more about SVBC.
The SVBC supports all types of cycling and cyclists by:
1 Promoting, organizing and publicizing cycling through weekly, monthly and annual events.
2 Advocating for safe roads and access to trails by developing partnerships with agencies, land managers, (shared) resource users; and organizations from the local to the national level.
3 Providing channels for communication among it’s membership as well as channels of communication for cycling and cycling related issues.
4 Fostering cycling for transportation, fitness and recreation.
5 Encouraging new cyclists and the development and participation of cyclists of all ages and abilities.
6 Maintaining a structure that allows for new and emerging cycling initiatives.
7 Working to increase the number of active cyclists in the community.
8 Represents Harrisonburg’s excellence as a center for all types of cycling.