References/Resources

Bike Safety & Laws

CO Bike Law Overview
CO Revised Statutes (C.S.R.) re: Bicycling
Bike to School Safely
Ride Checklist

 

Maps

City of Arvada Bike Master Plan
City of Arvada Trails Map
Lakewood Bike Maps
Denver Bike Maps
Mountain Bike Trails

 

Bike Advocacy Organizations

Bicycle Colorado
Bike JeffCo
Bike Denver
People for Bikes
League of American Bicyclists
Alliance for Biking and Walking

 

Other Resources

City of Arvada – Cycling
JeffCo Sheriff’s Office & Cycling
DRCOG
Insurance Institute for Hwy safety
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Law Enforcement Training Video
Arvada Visitor Center
QuitDay – Quit Smoking for Good
American Cancer Society
RxDangers.com

Colorado Bicyclist Bill of Rights **

WHEREAS, cyclists have the right to ride the streets of our communities and this right is formally articulated in the Colorado Traffic Code; and

WHEREAS, cyclists are both environmental and traffic congestion solutions; and

WHEREAS, cyclists are, first and foremost, people – with all of the rights and privileges that come from being members of this great society; and

NOW, THEREFORE, WE THE CYCLING COMMUNITY OF COLORADO, AND SPECIFICALLY IN JEFFERSON, BOULDER, BROOMFIELD AND ADAMS COUNTIES, do hereby claim the following rights:

1) Cyclists have the right to travel safely and free of fear.
2) Cyclists have the right to equal access to our public streets and to sufficient and significant road space.
3) Cyclists have the right to the full support of educated law enforcement.
4) Cyclists have the right to the full support of our judicial system and the right to expect that those who endanger, injure or kill cyclists be dealt with to the full extent of the law.
5) Cyclists have the right to routine accommodations in all roadway projects and improvements.
6) Cyclists have the right to urban and roadway planning, development and design that enable and support safe cycling.
7) Cyclists have the right to traffic signals, signage and maintenance standards that enable and support safe cycling.
8) Cyclists have the right to be actively engaged as a constituent group in the organization and administration of our communities.
9) Cyclists have the right to full access for themselves and their bicycles on all mass transit with no limitations.
10) Cyclists have the right to be the role models for helping to create a safer, healthier and more sustainable approach to transportation and recreation.

** Source: CyclistsHaveRights.org