Posts Tagged "infrastructure"

Caltrans has set a target to triple bicycling by 2020, but in order to make that happen, they need your help! The Caltrans District 4 Bicycle Plan, which is currently being created, will guide California’s decision makers in developing bicycle projects and programs. With over 2200 miles of road under their management, Caltrans is relying on […]

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) is gathering public input to help prioritize what projects and programs should be included in their long-term roadmap for future investments – the Transportation Expenditure Plan (TEP). Giving your input is both easy and fun thanks to the CCTA’s online investment game. The way the game works is simple: You […]

You’re invited to help create a more walkable and bikeable Concord at a Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan Community Workshop on Wednesday, April 8. Community input is vital to the creation of the Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan, which seeks to improve access for pedestrians and bicyclists to the City’s BART stations, guide investments in […]

With thousands of likes, shares, re-blogs, tweets, comments and views, the floating bicycle roundabout known as “Hovenring” may well be the most popular piece of bicycle infrastructure around the globe. It really is quite impressive, in fact we blogged about it shortly after it was first unveiled.  Visually, it’s sleek and beautiful… … but there’s more to […]

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Floating bicycle roundabout under construction. Photo credit: Jeroen van Lieshout 25% of all trips in the Netherlands are bike, making bicycling a part of everyday life; it’s a trivial activity that the Dutch don’t think twice about. However, the bicycling nation’s latest piece of innovative infrastructure might even amaze a local Dutchman. The municipality of  Eindhoven recently […]

In honor of Bob Dylan’s 70th birthday, the Infrastructurist compiled its list of Dylan’s top ten songs about infrastructure. 10. Down the Highway (The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan) In the liner notes to Freewheelin’, prepared by Nat Hentoff, Dylan says of this blues number: “What made the real blues singers so great is that they were able […]

511 Contra Costa was present at the Treat Boulevard bike/ped crossing ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct 2, 2010. Here are some photos of the ribbon cutting ceremony. A video of the first cyclists to cross the new bridge. Check out our post with additional photos and a timeline of the project, or read more about […]