The City Council has established a goal of becoming a nationally known bike and pedestrian friendly city. In September 2013, the League of American Bicyclists named Montpelier a bronze level bicycle friendly community.
Efforts to Improve Bike & Pedestrian Access
There are several efforts underway to improve bike and pedestrian access in the City. These include:
An active Bike Committee
Efforts to extend the existing path from Taylor Street to Main Street as part of the Carr Lot project
Plans to complete the bike path extension from Granite Street to Gallison Hill Road
Public Forum On October 30, 2013, the City and engineers from DuBois and King hosted a Public Forum to present the preliminary plans for the Montpelier Bike Path that will extend the current path from Granite Street to Gallison Hill Road.