Car-Free Events

PeopleForBikes’ Great Bikes Infrastructure Project

August 25, 2023
Topographic map of the United States that has multiple colored dots across it to indicate where bike infrastructure projects are and their project status. This past July, PeopleForBikes launched their newest initiative, The Great Bike Infrastructure Project, which hopes to help...

What is Equitable Active Transportation?

August 3, 2023
What is Equitable Active Transportation? Centering equity is a critical component of ensuring safe and accessible transportation in all communities and for people of all ages, abilities, and incomes, no matter how they travel, whether that is by car, walking, biking, rolling or taking public transportation (California Office of Traffic Safety).

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Equitable Active Transportation

As the Safe System Approach is widely adopted, those planning active transportation projects must prioritize integrating equity. At SafeTREC, we integrate equity into all layers of protection within the Safe System Approach as a way to work towards addressing historical disinvestment and institutional biases. Our Equitable Active Transportation page acts as a hub for resources on how planners, community members, and others alike can create more equitable, walkable, and bikeable communities.

Save the Dates - CicLAvia 2023

March 28, 2023

CicLAvia Logo

CicLAvia is a non-profit organization that aims to produce vibrant public spaces by encouraging active transportation and good health through car-free streets. Over 1.8 million people have attended CicLAvia events and over 268 miles of open streets have been created by CicLAvia.

Save the...

July is Park and Recreation Month!

July 1, 2018

Parks and Rec Month

What comes to mind when you hear "Parks and Rec?"

Some immediately think of National Parks, local playgrounds, recreational centers and summer camps. Some think of the hit NBC TV series, Parks and Recreation. But, parks and recreation is so much more than that. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is...

CicLAvia The Valley on Sunday, June 24

June 18, 2018

CicLAvia Logo

CicLAvia is a non-profit organization that aims to produce vibrant public spaces by encouraging active transportation and good health through car-free streets. Over 1 million people attended CicLAvia events. CicLAvia has been involved in local and regional transportation planning related to active transportation.

CicLAvia will be hosting their...

CicLAvia Heart of the Foothills: April 22, 2018

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

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CicLAvia - Culver City Meets Venice: March 26

February 28, 2017

CicLAvia March 26 Culver City meets Venice

Sunday, March 26

9am-4pm

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

CicLAvia closes streets to car traffic and opens them for people to walk, skate, bike, play, and...

Viva CalleSJ- From the West: Glen meets Zen, Sept.18

September 2, 2016

Viva CalleSJ is back again this year! Similar to last year, miles of San Jose streets will be close for community members to enjoy walking, biking, skating and exploring the city. This year's event, From the West: Glen Meets Zen, will open six miles of San Jose streets, including Japantown, Willow Glen, Burbank and Downtown, for people to come out and play for the day!

The event will occur on Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 10am-3pm.
If you are interested in volunteering,...