Mission & Vision

Mission: Bicycling in Greensboro (BIG) exists to help transform the greater Greensboro area into a more bicycling-friendly community.

Vision: BIG is committed to connecting the Greensboro community via networks of bikeways and complete streets where riding a bicycle is safe for all. We promote bicycling as a form of sustainable transportation and recreation by advocating for bicycling infrastructure, providing bicycles and bicycling safety instruction to those in need, and participating in community events.

Guiding Principles

BIG is guided by the following Principles:

  • We believe in the power of people who ride bikes and our ability to effect change through open communication, consistent collaboration, building trust, and engaged public participation.
  • We pursue creative transportation solutions that increase bicycling, walking and the use of public transit to improve the health, vibrancy and quality of life for all.
  • We are committed to improving access to a complete and efficient transportation system for all Greensboro area residents and visitors, with particular attention to those communities and areas that have been historically underserved.
  • We are passionate about increasing the number of people who bicycle safely and confidently.
  • We are committed to engaging all people who ride bikes in our work and we partner with diverse groups to build an inclusive bicycling community.
  • We are committed to helping college and university communities thrive with car-free transportation options.
  • We believe in creating a strong and diverse organizational board, staff, and membership that reflects the wants and needs of Greensboro’s entire bicycling population.
  • We are fiscally, ethically, professionally, and environmentally responsible with our resources and in our work.


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