The City of Williamsburg submitted a request to the HRTPO to develop study on the economic impacts of bicycling and bicycle facilities. As an initial step, HRTPO staff conducted a literature review of approximately 35 studies on the subject and found that there are two groups of studies:
HRTPO staff attended a meeting of the Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee (HTBAC) on April 16, 2018, and presented a spreadsheet summarizing all 35 studies. During the meeting various ideas for this study were discussed that could be included in the study:
HRTPO staff intends to form a Project Steering Team (PST) to ensure that the study meets the needs of the region. Moreover, the PST will also help with data sources. Membership is on a voluntary basis, and the first PST meeting will be held in early June.