Cycling Resources

RCA Advocacy Information Sheet

Multilingual Bicycle Safety Brochures covering the Rules of the Road.

Announcing the release of the Keep Riding Bike Safely brochure developed and produced by Injury Free Coalition for Kids Rochester, NY chapter, translated in several languages.

The Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Rochester, NY is located within the University of Rochester Medical Center.

The PDF files of the Keep Riding Bike Safely brochure are available in the following languages:

English                Nepali

Spanish               Somali

Arabic                 Burmese

Chinese Mandarin

You may print copies and distribute as you see fit for your organization. Please do not alter the text or graphics of the brochure. The brochure is in the public domain.


Bicycling Street Smarts Bicycling Street Smarts: Riding Confidently, Legally and Safely – by John S. Allen

This compact tutorial, available as a 46-page booklet and in an online version, will increase your safety and confidence while bicycling on any road, whether you are a beginner or an expert. You’ll have more fun and feel better about riding, be it for pleasure, fitness or transportation. It has been published in several editions and sold well over 300,000 copies.


Tips for Pedestrian Safety: Walking Safety Rules


Cycling Links

League of American Bicyclists (advocacy)
Rails to Trails Conservancy (advocacy)
Alliance for Biking & Walking (advocacy)
Law Enforcement Bicycle Association
International Police Mountain Bike Association
i am traffic
Pedestrian & Bicycle Information Center
Cycling Savvy
National Safe Routes to School Program
Annual Crash Reports for Counties in New York
Florida Bicycle Association

New York State
New York Bicycling Coalition (advocacy)
Parks and Trails NY (advocacy)
New York State Vehicle and Traffic Laws – Bicycles
NYSDOT Region 4

Local Clubs and Organizations
Rochester Bicycling Club (club riding)
Greater Rochester Off-Road Club (club riding)
Huggers (social activities)
Genesee Valley Greenway (advocacy)
R Community Bikes (Provides bikes free to children and adults for basic transportation)
Conkey Cruisers (Neighborhood Active Lifestyle Health Program)

Monroe County Municipalities
Printed copies of the bicycle and pedestrian master plans of many Monroe County municipalities may be viewed at the Rochester Regional Community Design Center, 1115 E. Main St., Rochester, NY 14609, 585-271-0520.
Genesee Transportation Council
Town of Penfield Bicycle Facilities Master Plan
Town of Brighton Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan
Town of Greece Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan
Town of Chili Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan
City of Rochester Bicycling Page
City of Rochester Bicycle Master Plan
City of Rochester Bicycle Code
City of Rochester Bicycle Boulevards Plan
City of Rochester Complete Streets Policy
Rochester’s Interactive Bicycle Facilities Map
Rochester Intermodal Transportation Center
Monroe County Office of Traffic Safety
City of Rochester Neighborhood Petition for Speed Limit Reduction Send completed form to Erik Frisch, Dept. of Environment Services, City of Rochester, 30 Church Street, Rochester NY, 14614.

Counties Adjacent to Monroe
Ontario County Safety Council
Ontario County Hike and Bike
Orleans County Cycling Guide
Wayne County Hiking and Biking

Greater Rochester Area Bicycling Map
Trip planning service from Genesee Transportation Council
Map My Ride
Triple Divide Greenway & Trail (advocacy)
Winter Cycling:
List of local Bicycle Shops
Cyclotour Guide Books
Woman Tours
Genesee Riverway Trail

Reporting Traffic Hazards (Pothole and Road)
Rochester City Roads
Towns: Visit the web site for the town. If you cannot locate a reporting system call the Town Hall and ask to be directed to the appropriate department.