Active Transportation Plan

The Active Transportation Plan is the bikeways and trails component of the City of Virginia Beach Comprehensive Plan. This mobility plan was adopted by City Council on February 16, 2021, developed upon completion of:

  • Analysis of existing conditions in the City, including travel habits, crash rates, and social, economic, and environmental challenges.

  • Review of local and regional existing planning documents.

  • Extensive public outreach and input from the Bikeways & Trails Advisory Committee to collect feedback on where people already walk and bike today, where they would like to walk and bike, and barriers that may prevent them from doing identification of areas where the walking and bicycling experience in Virginia Beach needs improvement.

  • The development recommended pedestrian and bicycle routes with an emphasis on safety, accessibility, health, economic vitality, and the creation of a low-stress network for people of all ages and abilities.