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NHDOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Program

Route 25 crossing in Rumney, NH.

Rumney, NH 25 at Gilford Avenue and Post Office Lane

Photo credit: David Mexcur

Pedestrian Safety & Access

Safer highway design includes improved intersection crossings, reduced street crossing distances, making people walking more visible, and slowing turning vehicles. See Alta Planning and Design's Systematic Approach to Safety .

New! NHDOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Plan Website

Planning process printable flyer

Planning process press release


The NHDOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Plan and Economic Impact Study project’s information-gathering phase is ongoing through October 9, 2019 and includes a project web site ( ), an online survey and a web-based interactive map tool that allows anyone with access to a computer or smart phone to comment about difficult areas to walk or bike and recommend locations where walking and bicycling routes need improvement.

The Project includes a social media strategy and interested individuals can receive timely information directly from the project Consultant about upcoming public meetings and other events by signing up anytime with the project consultant. For interested stakeholders who want to stay current with the most updated information about public meeting dates and times and local “Meeting in a Box events,” Facebook, Twitter and Instagram options are also available.


smart bicycle commuter

Thanks for commuting smart Sonja!

Sonja says "this is something important to me." Another bicycle commuter, Ann Poubeau, says in this video that she rides because "it's a nice break…it clears my mind from work". Discover more about commuting smart at Commute Smart Seacoast

This WMUR video features some Commute Smart Seacoast programs.




NH 10-A, Hanover

NH 10A, Hanover.

Non-motorized transportation benefits everyone - Among FHWA's conclusions: The economic impact of bicycling and walking includes avoided societal costs related to a mode shift from automobile travel to bicycling and walking (e.g., reduction of greenhouse gas and other emissions, traffic enforcement, noise impacts, and safety). See FHWA's "Evaluating the Economic Benefits of Nonmotorized Transportation."





unsafe road design

FHWA publishes a "Strategic Agenda for Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation."

The Agenda sets out the following goals: Reduce pedestrian and bicycle fatalities and serious injuries by 80 percent in the United States in 15 years, and strive for zero pedestrian and bicycle fatalities and serious injuries in the next 20 to 30 years; and, Increase the percentage of short trips by bicycling and walking to 30 percent by the year 2025.


New Hampshire Department of Transportation
PO Box 483 | 7 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH | 03302-0483
Tel: 603.271-3734 | Fax: 603.271.3914

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