Contra Costa Air Quality

Great Weather Creates High Bike to Work Day Turnout Thousands of East Bay residents pedaled to work on Thursday, May 10 to celebrate the 24th annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day. Morning counts taken at East Bay Energizer Stations tallied 19,800 people either stopping in or rolling by. In Contra Costa alone, over 4,000 riders were counted. The event’s 48 Energizer Stations were located next to popular bike commute routes, along regional trails, at BART and other transit stations, and in downtown areas around Contra Costa.... Read the rest
511CC is partnering with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) for a trail safety awareness campaign called Share Our Trail. The campaign is designed to increase awareness of bicycle and pedestrian safety on the mixed-use paved trails. Staff from 511CC and EBRPD will target busy sections along the Iron Horse, Contra Costa Canal and Lafayette-Moraga Trails from June through mid-September 2015. Staff will be on the Iron Horse Trail at Love Lane, in Danville, July 15 from 7-9:30 a.m.... Read the rest
Join EBRPD Recreation staff for a fun weekend with spectacular views on Sunday, August 21st from 10 am – 2 pm. Bring a snack, water bottle, camera/binoculars, and sense of adventure and ride along scenic portions of bike trails, 10-15 miles in length. Previous bicycling experience and good physical condition strongly recommended. When Sunday, August 21, 2011 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Note: cancelled in event of rain. Where Meet at Olympic Blvd Staging (east) in Lafayette.... Read the rest