PARK Roanoke has added parking for bicycles in its seven public parking garages to support bicycling as a viable choice for downtown business commutes and for frequenting downtown stores and restaurants. Cyclists may park their bikes at no charge in the covered, secured parking areas.
In addition, Norfolk Southern working with Ride Solutions has contributed a “Fix It Station” installed in the Market Garage at 25 Church Avenue where riders can stop and make repairs or adjustments to bikes. While there take a moment to notice the bicycle themed mural created by Hollins University students.
The City of Roanoke has been recognized as a “Bicycle Friendly Community” by the League of American Bicyclists. The city’s expanding greenways and off-road trails, as well as its bicycling events are making Roanoke the best outdoor city on the East Coast! Read more about Bicycling in Roanoke, including safety guides, safety videos, routes & maps, along with other bicycling links.
The benefits of choosing to bicycle for transportation include not only the physical exercise, but saving money on gas and reducing vehicle emissions. To increase bicycle safety, the City of Roanoke has installed shared lane markings on a number of streets. These improvements continue to enhance Downtown Roanoke’s growing reputation as the region’s most accessible business destination for alternative transportation. For more information about bicycle parking in downtown garages, call PARK Roanoke at 540-343-0585 or email us at: [email protected]