Open Streets/Living Streets

Save the Date: 2nd Annual Momentum Expo Arrives in Berkeley

April 17, 2019

April 11, 2019 article reposted with permission from The Berkeley Times

On Saturday, April 27, the Center for Independent Living in Berkeley, CA will host the second annual MOMENTUM Expo, a Transportation and Mobility event intended to bring folks with disabilities, their families, and allies together to explore the future of assistive technologies and to take advantage...

What Are Complete Streets?

February 28, 2019

In communities throughout California, there is a call to make our streets safer for people of all ages and abilities, no matter how they are traveling, whether that is by car, walking, biking or riding a bus. In 2016, 16 pedestrians died every day in traffic collisions, averaging a pedestrian every 1.5 hours. Bicycle fatalities increased by 8.1% from 136 fatalities in 2015 to 147 fatalities in 2016. How might we rethink this focus and design with safety in mind for all modes of travel?

Complete Streets Defined


Register Today: Introduction to Bicycle Transportation Planning and Design

March 13, 2019

The Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC), along with Caltrans, is hosting two trainings next month intended to guide practitioners in the planning and design of bicycle routes along roadways in California. These free, day-long introductory courses are designed for architects, planners, engineers from local, regional and state agencies to “explore the tools used to assess and evaluate the suitability of a transportation route and facilitate its use by all types of cyclists.” Larry Moore, a retired Caltrans engineer, will teach both courses....

Early-bird Registration for PedsCount! 2018

August 9, 2018

California Walks' biennial Pedestrians Count! (PedsCount!) Summit brings together 200+ practitioners and community advocates representing diverse fields such as walking, traffic safety, design, public health, planning, land-use, education, equity, transit and sustainable transportation to explore innovations, share best practices and cutting-edge research, and prioritize collective...

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

Photo courtesy of...

CicLAvia - Culver City Meets Venice: March 26

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.

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,...

Garden Grove Active Streets Plan: Community Workshop on June 18

June 16, 2016

Help the City of Garden Grove improve bicycling and walking! Garden Grove's Active Streets Draft Plan will be featured at a community workshop booth on Saturday, June 18 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.! In honor of Garden Grove’s 60th Diamond Jubilee Celebration, residents are also invited to downtown Garden Grove, for a free, community-wide celebration

See the flyer below.

Saturday June 18, 2016
4:00 pm – 8:00...