Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning
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The City developed a bicycle and pedestrian plan that seeks to improve the safety and accessibility for bicyclists and pedestrians in the areas that surround Winthrop University and Downtown Rock Hill. The Plan provides recommendations to improve key streets through the College Town area with on-road bicycle facilities and an enhanced pedestrian environment. The City adopted the Plan on November 12, 2012.
College Town Area Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
The City hired bicycle and pedestrian planning experts, Alta Planning + Design, to provide their recommendations, along with cost estimates that improves the identified primary and secondary corridors through the College Town area to have on-road bicycle facilities and an enhanced pedestrian environment. Recommendations
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force assessed the College Town streets around Winthrop University and Downtown Rock Hill as well as key connector routes by analyzing the opportunities and constraints of creating and/or improving bicycle and pedestrian travel. Assessment
Where to Ride:
The Rock Hill Outdoor Center
Giordana Velodrome & Other Cycling Venues!!
Learn about the Giordana Velodrome and other outdoor recreation venues and programs
under development at the Rock Hill Outdoor Center in the Riverwalk community.
The Piedmont Medical Center Trail provides a 2 1/4 mile stretch along the Catawba River for cycling, walk/running and rollerblading.
Other Places in Rock Hill and York County: Details
Learn more about biking at these links:
Rock Hill Trails & Greenways Map
Rock Hill Bicycle Club
League of American Bicyclists
Palmetto Cycling Coalition