More Resources

Car Free in Blacksburg?

U Car Share – short term use cars are on Campus
Ride Solutions – free membership enables commuters to get benefits such as Guaranteed Ride Home service
Blacksburg Transit – Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff may ride fare-free with Hokie Passport ID Card
The Smart Way Bus – operated by Valley Metro the Smart Way Commuter Bus travels from VT to Roanoke. Also, they have more information on the new Smart Way Connector to the Lynchburg Amtrak station.

Bike Advocacy Resources

Virginia Bicycling Federation – a statewide organization working to change public policy and community attitudes, to improve the safety, convenience, and acceptance of bicycling.
BikeWalk Virginia– BikeWalk Virginia works through programs, projects, and activities to inspire more human powered recreation and transportation both on bike and on foot.
League of American Bicyclists – the LAB promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.

Blacksburg Local Bike Shops

Bike Barn
East Coasters
HokieSpokes

Local and Student Bicycle Organizations

New River Valley Bicycle Association – local bike club with information for commuters, road riders, mtn bikers, and everyday cyclists. Dedicated to providing bicycle activities to promote health, recreation, and transportation and working through education and advocacy to promote a more bicycle friendly environment.
Blue Ridge Bicycle Club, Inc.  – based out of Roanoke with a mission to promote and encourage the use of bicycles for transportation and recreation in southwestern Virginia; to support the rights of cyclists; to provide information in the interest of cycling and safety; and to provide a variety of recreational and competitive cycling opportunities for
our members.
Blacksburg Bike Co-op – helps fix and build bikes for people with
the help of volunteer mechanics and helps empower individuals to fix their own
bikes with a focus on helping to support the cycling community here in
Blacksburg and encourage cycling as a healthy, alternative means of
transportation.
VT Cycling Team – club cycling team at Virginia Tech

Local Trails and Riding Information

Bike Roanoke – extra info from Ride Solutionsfor bike commuters, including maps, routes, and more.
Friends of the Huckleberry – learn more about the Huck and its future expansions

Virginia Tech Links

Virginia Tech
Transportation and Campus Services
Alternative Transportation


These organizations are listed as a resource for university cyclists. The listings do not constitute endorsement of any particular business or organization.