Community Affairs Officer: Jamie Miernik - jamorgan10(at)comcast.net
The Spring City Cycling Club promotes and endorses highway, road, street planning, etc. that provides continued access and routes for bike travel and recreation in the Huntsville, Alabama area and across north Alabama.
Adopt A Mile Program
There is still time to submit proposals for a SCCC Community Grant! SCCC has funding for several grants this year.
Guidelines and grant criteria can be found here: Community Grant
A few volunteers will be needed for the Grant Review and Selection Committee to review the requests.
Please send submissions via email to your SCCC Community Affairs officer, Jamie Miernik, by December 15, 2016.
3rd annual NICA fundraiser: Silent Auction – 14 Jan
The date is set for our NICA fundraiser: Saturday, January 14th beginning at 6:30 PM. This will be a Silent Auction hosted at Straight to Ale's Campus 805 location. Come by, have a drink and some food, and bring money to bid on a host of wonderful items! It was a huge success and a lot of fun last year! If you, or your company/organization, would like to donate items for the auction, please contact one of the RCCB board members: Erin McMahon, Jamie Miernik, Grace Ragland, Stacy Tibbs, Melissa Wood.
SCCC Community Affairs
Thanks so much!
Alabama Bicycle Coalition
Spring City Cycling Club/Rocket City Cycle Belles
Huntsville Bicycle Advisory and Safety Committee
256 520-2055 cell
Huntsville Bicycle Safety Committee
Huntsville has formed a Bicycle Safety Committee that meets regularly in response to increased calls for improved bicycle awareness. Members of the SCCC and Alabike are among the committee members. City of Huntsville web page is now online
. See also the new BikeHuntsville.com
As part of the new Huntsville Bike Plan, we are looking for businesses and offices to approach to install bike parking.
Some City of Madison cyclists are forming a group to work with the city to make Madison a more Bicycle Friendly City. If interested in helping, contact Peter Engstrom at pengstrom(at)knology.net
FY 2012-2015 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)
Safe Routes to School grants have been signed by the governor and Huntsville is among over twenty communities in Alabama to receive funds for SRTS improvements around schools. $295,000 of federal funds will be spent in the next year to build paths, sidewalks, improve and add signals and crosswalks, and install driver feedback signs near several Huntsville city schools.
So what is going on around Huntsville?
See the Huntsville City web site for projects being discussed or planned such as the City of Huntsville Bikeway plan and the Huntsville Greenways Plan. See BikeHuntsville.com for more information about greenways and how you can get involved.
See the FAQ section
for information on how to report hazardous road conditions.
Bicycling and The Law
There have been several email discussions about bicycling and the law. Here are some resources that folks unearthed:
Alabama Code Online (Go to Title 32, Chapter 5A to find traffic laws pertaining to bicycles. See articles 82, 260-286
Reporting Dangerous Dogs
Click here to see information on the various local animal control agencies for reporting dangerous dogs. Madison and Limestone counties have containment laws, meaning dogs cannot run free off private property. Help out your cycling friends by reporting dangerous dogs.