Posts Tagged "pedestrian"

Iron Horse Crossings

The Iron Horse Trail Overcrossings Project is looking for new design ideas for the bicycle and pedestrian overcrossing on Bollinger Canyon Road and Crow Canyon Road in San Ramon.  Bring your ideas to the workshop on May 20, 2014 from 6-8 pm at San Ramon Community Center Fountain Room. Iron Horse Trail Overcrossings Project is a […]

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Caltrans, regional transportation agencies and the federal government have combined funds to provide $360 million in grants for the Active Transportation Program (ATP).  Active Transportation is a term used to describe walking, biking, and transit.  The funds for ATP will be targeted at projects like bike lanes, safer intersections for pedestrians, safety improvements leading to and around […]

You are invited to participate in the development of the Walnut Creek Pedestrian Master Plan The Pedestrian Master Plan is the first citywide planning effort focused on making walking in Walnut Creek safer, easier and more popular. The Plan will assess existing conditions for walking; develop goals and policies to guide the implementation of walking facilities; […]


(Two people enjoying the toll-free, bicycle-pedestrian path along the new Bay Bridge span.  Photo credit: Sharon Hahn Darlin) The bicycle and pedestrian path along the new East Bay span of the Bay Bridge has proved incredibly popular, even though one still can’t completely reach San Francisco by bicycle or foot. People just really like recreating outdoors, […]

Contra Costa County, together with the cities of Lafayette and Walnut Creek are conducting a planning study to examine a preferred alignment for a feasible alignment and a preferred alternative for a pedestrian/bicycle facility from the Lafayette-Moraga Trail to the Iron Horse Trail in downtown Walnut Creek.  Review the study area map. The first Community Workshop […]

A great place for lunch in NYC: Times Square, looking north from 42nd Street

Time Square pedestrian plaza. Photo credit: Ed Yourdon New York City has undergone some major changes in recent years from a transportation standpoint. One of the boldest and most visible changes has been the creation of pedestrian plazas throughout the city, most notably in Times Square. Having created many acres of pedestrian space, the rapid rate […]

What does California’s Vehicle Code require of drivers and pedestrians to ensure a safe road for everyone?

What: Public Meeting for Pleasant Hill citywide bicycle and pedestrian master plan project When: Tuesday, January 11, 2010 from 6-8 PM Where: Pleasant Hill City Hall, 100 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 – Large Community Room The City of Pleasant Hill will host the second public meeting on its citywide Bike/Ped Master Plan project next Tuesday […]

The Bay Trail Connection to Point Molate is a planned multi-use pathway that will provide non-motorized access from Richmond to Point Molate closing a one-mile gap in the San Francisco Bay Trail. The route begins at the Castro Street Bus Terminal and ends near the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge Toll Plaza, connecting to the future Pt. […]

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 […]