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.
Please try to attend the April 25th 2019 City Council meeting at 6 pm, 308 Fountain Cir SW downtown Huntsville. The city will present their progress with Greenways and Bikeways per the Master Plan.
Adopt A Mile Program
Each year, members can submit proposals for a SCCC Community Grant!
Guidelines and grant criteria can be found here: Community Grant
Please send submissions via email to your SCCC Community Affairs officer, Jamie Miernik, by December 31..
The Rocket City Cycle Belle, the SCCC women's division, holds a NICA fundraiser: Silent Auction – in January
The Silent Auction, hosted by the RCCBs at Straight to Ale's Campus 805 location. Come by, have a drink and some food, and bring money to bid on lots 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!
Spring City Cycling Club/Rocket City Cycle Belles
Huntsville Bicycle Advisory and Safety Committee
256 520-2055 cell
Huntsville Bicycle Advocacy & Safety Committee
Huntsville has formed a Bicycle Advocacy & Safety Committee (BASC) 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 and apply for the league of American Bicyclist (LAB) Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) status.
Contact Ken Rex for more BFB info: khrex_at_gmail.com
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
Bicycling on Redstone Arsenal
There have been new regulations enacted on Redstone Arsenal as of December 2018. Click here for more information.
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.