Our Mission

The Walk-Bike Council of Addison County is a citizen-led advisory group with an ear to the ground on walking and bicycling issues and opportunities for all abilities.  The Council operates from the premise that bicycling and walking are essential modes of transit and recreation, and that increasing opportunities and awareness for safe walking and bicycling are good for Addison County as a whole.  It envisions a future where better conditions for safe walking and biking result in:

  • Improved access to amenities and services
  • Healthier lifestyles
  • A better sense of place, and
  • A cleaner environment

The Council is divided into Working Groups as shown below; please click on a photo to learn more:  


SAVE THE DATE!

In partnership with Vermont Agency of Transportation, and along with a number of other participating organizations and sponsors, the Addison County Regional Planning Commission, in concert with the Walk-Bike Council of Addison County will host the 2022 statewide Vermont Walk/Bike Summit in Middlebury, VT on May 6th, 2022.

Click here to check out the 2022 Walk / Bike Summit website

Here's some details about Don Kostelec, the keynote speaker, and his Twitter account


  • Upcoming events

    Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 05:15 PM
    Zoom in Middlebury, VT

    Walk-Bike Council Meeting

    The next meeting of the Walk-Bike Council of Addison County will be Thursday, June 30th 5:15-6:30pm via Zoom.

    Agenda:

    • Update on Middlebury's Bike Ped. planning process. (Jen Murray)
      They have received a Municipal planning grant for the project and are hoping to get it kicked off this fall.
    • Walk-Bike Council roles and structure going forward (Adam Franco)
    • Other topics? Triangle Loop update?
    • Other items TBD

    Notes from prior meetings: June 14, 2021, April 26, 2021, March 11, 2021

    Meetings of the Walk-Bike Council are open to the public. Individuals interested in representing their towns or joining in topical Working Groups should contact Adam Franco.


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