Our Impact

Asheville on Bikes makes a difference! Thanks to the efforts of our members, sponsors and civic partners,we are pushing to see real change on the ground and in our community.



Selected work that is done…

Done Thanks to Your Action, NCDOT is Rethinking its Strategy for the Merrimon Ave Widening Project

NCDOT announces a corridor study to inlieu of the controversial road widening for Merrimon. Kudos! Read More >

Done Letter to City Council RE: “Asheville, One of the Worst Cities for Crashes,” and Coxe Avenue Tactical Urbanism

AoB stands firm in its commitment to establishing a safe and robust active transportation network in the City of Asheville. Read More >

Done Asheville on Bikes has published the full text of the NCDOT Merrimon comments we received

In Feb 2018 we published a searchable public database of NCDOT Merrimon comments. Read More >

Done Comment Writing Guide; Reasons We Oppose the Merrimon Widening Project

List of reasons we oppose the initial NCDOT design for widening Merrimon Ave. Read More >

Done AoB letter of support for original Lyman St segment design

And we urge City Council to make it a high priority for completion. Read More >

Done RADTIP: Thank You & Next Steps

On behalf of Asheville on Bikes (AoB), I want to thank each of you who took... Read More >

Done Asheville Multi-Modal Transit Committee Votes in Favor of NACTO Standards

Asheville MMTC votes to endorse in favor of Council adopting NACTO Design Guide. Read More >

Done Asheville Votes YES to Fund Bonds for Bike & Pedestrian Projects

The people have spoken! Over 75% of voters in Asheville’s November 2016 election voted in favor of funding... Read More >

Done AoB Welcomes AVL’s First Bike Corral w/ City of Asheville & NCDOT

During 2015, The City of Asheville, North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), West Asheville Business Association... Read More >

Done HB44 Fixed – Together We Roll Forward

Thanks in large part to AoB members, proposed cuts to NC bike lane and sidewalk expansion has been struck from HB44. Read More >