Nearly 1300 people, including 400 children, bicycled, walked or jogged the Colonial Parkway in the 21st annual Pedal the Parkway on Saturday, May 5. In this family friendly event organized by Bike Walk Williamsburg and the National Park Service, bicyclists and walkers from all over the area enjoyed the freedom of a car-less 9 mile stretch of road from Newport Avenue in Williamsburg to Jamestown. 

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Read More: 21st Pedal the Parkway

BWW is 501-c-3 non-profit educating and advocating for the creation of a bicycle friendly and walking friendly community. Our focus is on the localities of Williamsburg, James City County, and York County. Through a variety of programs, we educate and advocate for safe places to bike and walk. 


BWW is not a membership organization. We carry out our programs with the help of volunteers just like you and we can always use more help. If you’re interested contact BWW at 757-810-3102 or email us at  There’s a lot going on in 2019 and we can use your help.


These sponsors are helping BikeWalk to make biking and walking safely in the greater Williamsburg area a reality through their generous support. BWW has used these donations for both Pedal the Parkway and other May is Bike Month activities. 

  • Premier sponsors: City of Williamsburg, College of William & Mary, Colonial National Historical Park, James City County.
  • Major supporters: BikeBeat, Casey Toyota, Conte’s Bike Shop, Jimmy’z Mobile Bike Repair, Rita’s Italian Ice of Williamsburg, Towne Bank, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin (VHB), Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA), Williamsburg Veterinary Clinic.
  • Supporters:  Dr. Daniel Shaye–Performance Chiropractic, Javier Fuentes-State Farm Insurance, John Pawlowski-Norseman Advisory Group, Michael C Rock Agency Inc-Nationwide Insurance, Red Barn Bicycles, Sal’s by Victor, The Coffeehouse, The UPS Store, The Williamsburg Veterinary Clinic, Nichole Shaye-Realtor, Williamsburg Dental Group, Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex (WISC).


At the Bike Walk Williamsburg (BWW) Board of Directors meeting on November 14, 2018 the following individuals were elected to officer roles by unanimous vote. These are one-year leadership terms which are effective 1/1/19 to 12/31/2019.


Gretchen Bedell


Allen Turnbull

Vice Chairman

Linda Coppinger


Nancy Carter



For more information contact BWW at 757-810-3102 or email us at  

A joint project of the Williamsburg Area Bicyclists (WAB) and Bike Walk Williamsburg (BWW), Cycling without Age is designed to provide the elderly and those with limited mobility the opportunity to experience the joy of riding by using trishaws.  A trishaw is a three-wheeled cycle with a bench seat that can hold up to two passengers. 

Read More: Cycling Without Age Successfully Launched

In 2018, Bike Walk Williamsburg (BWW) fitted and gave away 238 bike helmets at BWW afterschool programs, bike education rodeos, and events representing over a 45% increase from 2017.