The Lace & Axle Newsletter

The Lace & Axle Newsletter, a digital bulletin issued quarterly, includes information on recent pedestrian and bicycle improvements throughout Jacksonville.  Please contact Lurise Bannister, Planning Services Manager, at Lurise@coj.net for the most recent newsletter.

JaxRax Bike Rack Request Form

Are you a business owner who would benefit from bicycle parking? Do you know a business that needs a bicycle rack? The City will furnish and install bike racks, free of charge, to businesses in an effort to become a Bicycle Friendly Community. For the JaxRax Program Manual, Click Here.  To request a bicycle rack, fill out the below form.
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For the location of the requested bike rack.
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2017 Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan

The Master Plan developed a prioritized network of recommended bicycle facilities for City and State roads located within the I-295 Beltway.

Download a copy of the Master Plan here.

BPAC Meeting

Event by Friends of BPAC
Online via Zoom on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 5:30 PM EST
We will meet monthly on the first Thursday via Zoom at 5:30 pm.

The agenda for April 1st will include the following:

  • Vacant COJ Bike/Ped Coordinator position
  • Review of the latest Dangerous by Design report
  • Strategies for monitoring the City of Jacksonville’s compliance with the complete streets policy
  • Recap of 2021 Gate River Run
  • The North Florida Bicycle Club (NFBC) Tour de Forts Classic coming up on May 23rd

If you would like to attend and have not received an email with the meeting link, you can receive one by emailing Larry Roberts at lawhar17@comcast.net

NOTICE OF ATTENDANCE OF MEMBERS OF THE CONTEXT SENSITIVE STREETS STANDARDS COMMITTEE: 
Members of the Context Sensitive Streets Standards Committee will be in attendance at this meeting, and may discuss topics relating to the Context Sensitive Streets Standards Committee.

Local Biking Information and Groups

  • Parks Trail Guides and Maps
    • Find local trails to bike and hike
  • JTA Bikes on Buses
    • How to load a bicycle on a bus and more
  • The Honey Pot Bike Collective
    • A non-profit dedicated to fixing up bicycles for community members
  • North Florida Bike Club
    • Find local rides, popular routes, and community events
  • BPAC
    • Bicycle Pedestrian Action Committee (BPAC) which advocates for bicyclist and pedestrians in Jacksonville
  • Bike Duval
    • Community organization committed to social rides and events
  • SPAR
    • Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR) hosts "Explore the Core" social bike rides and more

Gov't Resources

Questions/Comments? 

Lurise Bannister
Planning Services Manager
Can be reached at (904) 255-7939
Lurise@coj.net