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The 2014-2019 Strategic Plan was created with the input of over 1400 BikeTexas members, supporters, sponsors, and potential supporters and partners. “This strategy will help the staff and board ensure the organization is taking action to increase cycling throughout Texas. The fact that our strategy is strong and was created by the community lets us know that what we’re doing is going to succeed with the support of all people who bike across the state,” says Annie Melton, BikeTexas Board Chair. You can read more about the process of developing our strategic plan by clicking here. You can also download a PDF of the plan by clicking here.
BikeTexas – Whole System Strategic Planning Project
BikeTexas advances bicycle access, safety, and education. We encourage and promote bicycling, increased
safety, and improved conditions. We unite and inspire people and provide a cohesive voice for people who ride bikes in
BikeTexas envisions millions of people riding bikes. Bicycling is an everyday, mainstream activity in communities
across Texas. Bicycling is recognized, accommodated, and funded as a legitimate and essential mode of transportation
throughout Texas. Texas residents embrace a healthy and active lifestyle that includes safe and convenient active
transportation options. As a result, Texas communities benefit from improved health, stronger economies, and a higher
quality of life. Texas is a national model for innovative bicycle-friendly transportation facilities and programs.
Goals, Strategies, and Objectives
BikeTexas will continue to build its capacity to both serve statewide advocacy and support local advocacy across the state. To support our five-year strategy, by 2019 we will:
Over the next two years, regarding capacity we will:
2. Statewide advocacy
By 2019, BikeTexas will bring together lawmakers and people who bike to:
Over the next two years, regarding statewide advocacy we will:
3. Local Advocacy
By 2019, BikeTexas will increase local presence and/or support for local advocacy and leaders to:
Over the next two years, regarding local advocacy we will:
4. Federal Advocacy
Collaborate with other state and national organizations to influence and support federal bicycle-related legislation and policy. By 2019, we will develop an advocacy presence in every Texas Congressional district.
Over the next two years, regarding federal advocacy we will:
By 2019, BikeTexas will host or nurture educational programs that:
Over the next two years, regarding education we will:
By 2019, BikeTexas will engage a variety of partners and people who bike to:
Over the next two years, regarding encouragement we will: