Help Build the Network - Register as a local resource to offer pedestrian and bicycle assistance

News Brief

August 9, 2021

CHAPEL HILL, NC — The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center is seeking individuals and organizations to register as local resources on its Web site.

By registering as a "resource person," you can help foster local connections between the general public and the pedestrian and bicycle community. Resource people can offer pedestrian and bicycle-related expertise, information, materials, or financial support free of charge and are willing to be contacted by others in the community.

To register, please visit

In addition to registering as a local resource, people can use the "Get Local Assistance" tool ( to find support related to biking and walking. Users of the local assistance tool are able to search for contacts by profession, the type of assistance they are looking for, and location.

Since its inception in 1999, the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center's mission has been to improve the quality of life in communities through the increase of safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transportation and physical activity. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center is maintained by the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center with funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. For more information, please visit