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February 21, 2018

Save the date for the first CicLAvia of 2018 on Sunday, April 22! It will be on a brand new route - the Heart of the Foothills - and will connect the city of San Dimas, the city of La Verne, the city of Pomona, and the city of Claremont.

CicLAvia 2012 Street Scene

February 16, 2018

A walkable community - one where residents can safely walk to where they live, work or play - provides many benefits. And a walk audit is a very helpful tool forYouth doing a walk audit residents to get to know just how safe and walkable their streets are.

February 14, 2018

As part of their Get Us Moving (GUM) program, the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) wants to find out what residents think should be transportationGet Us Moving Campaign spending priorities.

January 30, 2018

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released a new report, Guide for Improving Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossing Locations that addressesFHWA Guide for Improving Pedestrian Safety safety issues at uncontrolled pedestrian crossing locations.

January 19, 2018

Save the Date! The California Transportation Commission (CTC) is hosting a series of 2019 Active Transportation Program (ATP) Cycle 4 workshops and the next one scheduled is on Monday, January 22, 2018 from 1:00PM - 5:00PM in Sacramento: 

Sacramento ATP Workshop Flyer

January 18, 2018

The city of Culver City is in the process of updating their Bicycle & Pedestrian Action Plan and is inviting residents and visitors to help plan for important traffic safety improvements. This is a great opportunity for you to provide ideas and feedback on how to make biking and walking safer and more enjoyable in Culver City!

January 5, 2018

On January 18th, 2018 America Walks will present the second episode in their new Walking Toward Justice Webinar Series, "The Criminal Justice System's Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color." This quarterly event provides an opportunity to discuss and identify solutions for improving walkability for all with an interactive panel of leading scholars, activists, practitioners, America Walks Board members, and policymakers. 

December 29, 2017

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) has released a new guide, Designing for All Ages and Abilities: Contextual Guidance for High-Comfort Bicycle Facilities that will help cities determine what types of bike infrastructure help in achieving the goal to build bike networks that are safe and comfortable for riders of all ages and abilities. 

December 7, 2017

November 30, 2017

The Alameda County Transportation Commission is in the process (Fall 2017 - Fall 2018) of developing a long term vision for the San Pablo Avenue corridor, which carries thousands of people every day along north-south connections throughout the East Bay. They are seeking your input to help them identify short-term projects that will improve the safety and experience of all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists and transit users.

November 22, 2017

The Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC) will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday, November 28, to discuss and reflect on the early California Active Transportation Program (ATP) project outcomes and achievements:

October 18, 2017

Since 2004, the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Adminstration (FHWA) Safety Office has been working to aggressively reduce pedestrian deaths by focusing extra resources on the cities and states with the highest pedestrian fatalities and/or fatality rates. Part of this effort has included development of the guide, "How to Develop a Pedestrian Safety Action Plan", which helps state and local officials know where to begin to address pedestrian safety issues.

September 28, 2017

Vision Zero and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership have published a new 2017 report highlighting the potential benefits from closer alignment between Safe Routes to School and Vision Zero - Vision Zero and Safe Routes to School: Partners in Safety.

Vision Zero and Safe Routes to School Infographic

September 15, 2017

In following its new mission statement, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is actively planning for a multi-modal transportation network that meets the needs of all users.  Toward an Active California Plan

September 14, 2017

As traffic fatalities are up across the board, bicyclist deaths rose 12.2% in 2015, the largest percentage increase of any other roadway user group that year.

March 10, 2017

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) at University of California, Berkeley will co-host the 2017 California Transportation Planning Conference, Partnering for Sustainable Transportation on May 3 - 5, 2017.

March 3, 2017

Madera County Transportation Commission will be hosting a roundtable meeting and workshop on Thursday, March 9 to gather input on the amendments to the 2014 Madera County Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Stategy RTP/SCS update.

Please see the flyer below for additional information.

Roundtable Meeting & Workshop
Thursday, March 9, 2017
5:30 pm to 7:30pm

Webster Elementary School
36477 Ruth Avenue
Madera, CA  93636

February 28, 2017

CicLAvia March 26 Culver City meets Venice

Sunday, March 26


Save the date! On March 26, CicLAvia- Culver City Meets Venice will return to the Westside.

February 24, 2017

2017 Transportation Equity Summit

2017 Transportation Equity Summit

                                                                     (Photo courtesy of TransForm)

February 21, 2017

 Bicycle and MotorcycleTRB’s recently published Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2587 consists of 17 papers that explore issues related to bicycles and motorcycles, including: