The Northampton Bicycle & Pedestrian Subcommittee advises the Transportation and Parking Commission and the Office of Planning & Sustainability on policy issues relating to improving bicycle and pedestrian facilities and safety. It focuses on policy issues and priority setting, not on specific roadway projects. It's work includes serving as a sounding board for:
The Walk/Bike Northampton comprehensive plan element
The multiuse trail component of the City's Open Space Recreation and Multi-Use Trail Plan.
The City's multi-use trail design and projects
MassDOT and MassWorks funded complete street projects
Regulatory changes that effect bicycle and pedestrian safety