City of Springfield, Illinois

Misty Buscher - Mayor


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Bicycle Advisory Council (BAC)

WELCOME!

Welcome to the City of Springfield’s Bicycle Advisory Council information page. Here you will find highlights about our volunteer efforts to make Springfield a more bike-friendly community. This page contains helpful information for you, your neighborhood, and workplace related to cycling in the City of Springfield. If you are as passionate about the topic as we are, you can also find our meeting schedule located at the bottom of the page. All meetings are open to the public. If you have questions about the Bicycle Advisory Council, please contact the City’s Office of Public Works at 217.789.2255.


  Mission & Responsibilities

  • Advise the Mayor and the Office of Public Works on bicycle issues.
  • Analyze routing operation and safety of utilizing bicycles for transportation purposes.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for the development of a master plan for bicycling including on-street and off-street paths and lanes; signed shared roadways; bicycle racks; and signage and signalization.
  • Develop education and public outreach programs on bicycle issues.
  • Work with the City to develop strategies that help make routes safer for children to bicycle to school and increase the number of children who choose to bicycle.
  • Assist the City in the development of bicycle infrastructure within the community.
  • Assist the City to coordinate routes and trails as appropriate through the Springfield Area Transportation Study (SATS) and other cooperative efforts.

  Upcoming Events

Curb Your Car

Curb Your Car

 

 

 

 

 

The Curb Your Car Active Transportation Challenge is back in 2023. This year the challenge will be held May 14 – 20. For more information, follow the SATS Facebook page. Make sure you follow the page so you can get the latest updates and information on how to register yourself or your team at work for the Active Transportation Challenge.

Scheduled Board Meetings

Meeting Date Location Attachments
2/12/2024 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th St, Room 203
1/8/2024 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th St, Room 203
12/11/2023 at 4:30 PM 300 S 7th, Room 301
11/13/2023 at 4:30 PM 300 S 7th, Room 301
10/9/2023 at 4:30 PM
9/11/2023 at 4:30 PM 300 S 7th, Room 301
8/14/2023 at 4:30 PM 300 S 7th, Room 301
7/10/2023 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, 3rd Flr, City Council Conference Room
6/12/2023 at 4:30 PM City Council Chambers 300 S 7th St., 3rd Flr
5/8/2023 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th St., 3rd Flr, Council Conference Room
4/10/2023 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th St., 3rd Flr, Council Conference Room
3/13/2023 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
2/13/2023 at 4:30 PM Cancelled due to City Observed Holiday
1/9/2023 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
12/12/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
11/14/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Rom
10/10/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
9/12/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
8/8/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
7/11/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
6/13/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
5/9/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
4/11/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
3/14/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
2/14/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
1/10/2022 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
12/13/2021 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
11/8/2021 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
10/11/2021 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
9/13/2021 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 305 Conference Room
8/9/2021 at 4:30 PM Maldaners Restaurant
7/12/2021 at 4:30 PM 300 S. 7th, Room 210
6/14/2021 at 4:30 PM Via Zoom see Agenda
5/10/2021 at 4:30 PM Via Zoom see Agenda
4/12/2021 at 4:30 PM Via Zoom see Agenda
3/8/2021 at 4:30 PM Via Zoom see Agenda for Info
2/8/2021 at 4:30 PM Via Zoom see Agenda for Info.
1/11/2021 at 4:30 PM Via Zoom see Agenda for information
12/14/2020 at 4:30 PM Via Zoom see Agenda for information