Walking & Biking

bronze bike award  In June 2023, the City of Manassas was awarded the Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community award by the League of American Bicyclists! The City joins 506 communities across the country in the movement for safer streets and better bicycling for everyone. The City of Manassas has been recognized for its commitment to creating transportation and recreational resources that benefit residents of all ages and abilities while encouraging healthier and more sustainable transportation choices.

Manassas continues to increase the number of walking trails and bike lanes across the city each year. Currently, there are approximately 35 miles of bikeways within city limits. These include:

  • 14.4 miles of shared use paths
  • 6.4 miles of bike lanes
  • 13.8 miles of signed shared roads

Several city parks have short trails for walking and biking, including the 0.9-mile Winters Branch Trail in Dean Park. Many other parks and historic sites in the city are accessible by bike and are equipped with bike racks. The Historic Downtown area also offers ample bike racks, lockers, and a free bike repair station located in the Downtown Parking Garage. Check out the Manassas Bike Map below for more information on where these trail and bike amenities are located.

Local Bike and Trail Information:

Mapa para ciclistas en Manassas (español/Spanish)

Several bike and pedestrian projects are in various stages of development throughout the city. Check out the latest version of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to find out what’s coming. Additionally, city staff holds an annual Virtual Bike & Pedestrian Improvements Meeting each May before Bike to Work Day. The most recent meeting was held on May 18, 2023 to present upcoming projects. View the presentation and video from the meeting here

The City of Manassas celebrates National Bike Month each May. Bike to Work Day, a key part of National Bike Month, is an annual event started in 1956 to encourage commuting to work by bike as a safe and healthy alternative to driving alone. Registration for Bike to Work Day 2024 opens in March for the Washington, DC region. Check out biketoworkmetrodc.org for more information and updates.

Bike Safely in Manassas: Test

Take a ride on the Winters Branch Trail:              Learn about hand signals:
     
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