Master Plans

Master Plans

Active transportation modes like walking, bicycling and rolling are associated with many positive benefits, including public health, economic benefits and equitable development. In addition, they also play an important role in meeting California’s goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and vehicle miles traveled. In order to achieve these goals and improve the safety and comfort of walking and biking for all users, local and regional plans...

Safety Story with Patrick Phelan

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Jarah Crowner chatted with Patrick Phelan, Infrastructure Administrator with the City of Richmond. Patrick speaks to the importance of community engagement in implementing successful, active transportation projects and about his inspiration for working to make biking, walking and rolling safer for the residents of Richmond. Check out his Safety Story below!

What is your current role?

I am the Infrastructure Administrator in the Public...

NEW: Updated Complete Streets Policy Inventory and Resources

April 21, 2022

The latest addition to CATSIP is our updated and refreshed Complete Streets page with new resources and Policy Inventory, which now features California policies at the city, regional, and statewide level, as well as links to federal Complete Streets policies. You can find the updated Complete Streets page under...

Complete Streets

A Complete Street is a roadway that is designed, planned, and implemented to provide safe mobility for people of all ages and abilities. This includes people walking, biking, scooting, using assistive mobility devices, and taking transit. Complete Streets are essential in creating a safe and comfortable transportation experience. Each Complete Street looks different depending on the surrounding context, community needs, and type of mobility device.

NEW in Complete Streets

On December 20, 2021, Caltrans announced a...

Master Plans by City

Master Plans by City

The following spreadsheet is an inventory of Pedestrian Plans, Bicycle Plans, and Active Transportations for 154 cities throughout California. They are organized alphabetically. However, make use of the filter tool to explore cities by county. Note that some of the plans are currently in progress. Explore all Master Plans by City here.


Master Plans by County

Countywide Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Active Transportation Plans

The following spreadsheet is an inventory of Pedestrian Plans, Bicycle Plans, Active Transportation Plans, and Regional Transportation Plans / Sustainable Communities Strategies for all 58 California counties. The list extends to unofficial jurisdictions in the form of Council of Governments and Caltrans Districts that have region wide Master Plans. Explore all Master Plans by...

Explore new Stories from the Field with Circulate San Diego, Ecology Action & the City of Richmond!

September 22, 2021
New Safety Stories highlight how communities are prioritizing action transportation safety

Explore our new installments in the Stories From the Field Series to learn how people on the frontline are improving road safety for people who walk, bike and roll in their communities! In the three latest Safety Stories, the SafeTREC team talked with Patrick Phelan with the City of Richmond, Colin Parent of Circulate San Diego, and Amelia Conlen with Ecology Action. Click on the links below to learn...

Caltrans Releases New Pedestrian Plan for the Bay Area

July 21, 2021
Improving Walking in the Bay Area

Earlier this month, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced the release of the California Department of Transportation’s (Caltrans)District 4 Pedestrian Plan for the Bay Area.” For transportation officials, this plan acts as a reference guide for how to make road projects more pedestrian friendly. It also acts as a...

Vision Zero

Vision Zero is a strategy developed and implemented in Sweden in the 1990s, that has since been adopted by many countries around the world. This strategy aims to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries while focusing on building a safer environment that is accessible for everyone. At the core of Vision Zero, safety for all means safe people, streets, speeds, and vehicles. Listed below are Vision Zero plans, policies, and initiatives that have been developed throughout the state of California.

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Caltrans Bay Area wants your input on plan for Bike Highways!

January 27, 2021
Share your input on the plan for Bike Highways in the Bay Area

Caltrans Bay Area (District 4) has undertaken the Caltrans Bay Area Bike Highway Study to understand where Bike Highways may be installed alongside State Photo of bicyclist in bike lane on San Pablo Avenue, BerkeleyHighway corridors. They are seeking public input on which features will make...