Village of Arlington Heights


Bicycle Advisory Commission

Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission

Intent and Purpose
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission shall assist in the development of comprehensive plans for bikeways within the Village.

Members
The Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission consists of seven members, residents of the Village, appointed by the Village President with consent of the Village Board to three-year terms.  Members of the Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission are:
  • Alan Medsker, Chair
  • Michael Walczak
  • James Daley 
  • Mitchell Polonsky
  • Peter Szabo
  • Janet Harlow
The Administrative Liaison for the Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission is a member of the Engineering Department, 847/368-5250.

Meetings & Quorum
Regular meetings of the Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission are held on the call of the Chair.  Four members constitute a quorum.



Enjoy a bike ride through Arlington Heights and download Bikeways Map 1 and Bikeways Map 2

Bicycle Safety Information:
Safe and enjoyable bicycling in Illinois, click here.

Bicycle Safety Rules:
You should ....
  • ride side by side or single file
  • go with the flow of car traffic
  • know the rules of the road....just like a car
  • wear a helmet
  • use hand signals when turning
  • leave the headphones at home
  • share the road with cars and pedestrians
  • have fun
  • ride often



UPCOMING CYCLING EVENTS IN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS


Weekly Bike Rides

  • Tuesday and Wednesday night rides from Recreation Park at 6:30pm
  • Weekend rides for all levels starting at Frontier Park.  Times vary
  • Bakery Rides Tuesday and Thursday mornings
  • Go to www.cyclearlington.com for times and other rides

 

Annual Bike Swap

  • Buy a new bike or sell your old bike
  • Saturday April 26, 2014 from 10am to 2pm.  RAIN OR SHINE. 
  • Centennial Park, 1209 Burr Oak Drive
  • Go to www.cyclearlington.com for more details

 

Arlington 500 Invitational

  • Fully supported ride with cue sheets, roadside support and snacks
  • Sunday May 18, 2014 with different start times
  • Various ride lengths
  • Starts from Barrington High School
  • Pre-registration and helmet required
  • For more information email 500@cyclearlington.com

 

Ride of Silence

  • Honors fellow cyclists who have been killed while riding
  • Wednesday May 21, 2014 at 7pm
  • From Recreation Park at 500 E. Miner street  
 

View All Agenda & Minutes

Apr 07 / Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission: April 7, 2014
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Mar 10 / Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission: March 10, 2014
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Jan 13 / Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission: January 13, 2014
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Dec 16 / Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission: December 16, 2013
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Oct 28 / Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission: October 28, 2013
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