BikeLafayette is Acadiana’s bicycle advocacy organization promoting bicycle safety, awareness, and education in our area.
For Acadiana to be a bicycle and pedestrian-friendly community.
BikeLafayette is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization representing the needs of residents of Lafayette, Louisiana, and the surrounding area. It is made up of representatives from diverse backgrounds and professions with the purpose of creating a healthier community and environment. They collaborate with the City and Parish of Lafayette, priority stakeholders, government and elected officials, law enforcement, and interested parties to represent citizen involvement and form and improve policy and infrastructure that supports safe and increased bicycling.. BikeLafayette focuses on education to create safe motorists and cyclists, working with schools, adult driver education, and law enforcement. This work results in protecting people who bike and walk while also promoting cycling as a fun, safe and accessible way to commute in and around Lafayette. Community building includes hosting bicycling events that provide awareness and safety while also encouraging more people to engage in the community. This collaboration speaks to the vested interest that local organizations, businesses and community members have in making Lafayette a more bike-friendly and bike-accessible community.
BikeLafayette’s impact results in bicycle-friendly legislation, more and safer commuter lanes, and better bicycle access to the whole area. These outcomes lead to increased ridership, safety, and awareness.