Contra Costa Air Quality

Want an easy way to improve transit service in central Contra Costa? Take County Connection’s Community Survey! Residents of central Contra Costa are being asked to complete a 5-minute survey. The responses will help County Connection make planning and service decisions, so your feedback matters! Click here to take the survey.... Read the rest
The Contra Costa Transportation Authority is updating the Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and they need your input. The Plan will help coordinate local plans for bicycle and pedestrian networks and help the Authority better understand where and how often people walk and bike. The last update to the Plan was in 2009, so your comments and ideas on how the new plan should look are vital. There are two ways to get participate – online or by attending an upcoming event in Contra Costa: July 8, 2017 (Saturday) – Pinole Farmers’ Market – 9am-1pm July 15th, 2017 (Saturday) – Brentwood Farmers’ Market – 8am-noon If you would like to participate in the planning process online or would like more information about the Plan update, visit KeepContraCostaMoving.net.... Read the rest
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 local feedback to let them know what residents feel is and isn’t working and what improvements they’d like to see.... Read the rest
BART has announced a 3.4 percent regular fare increase, scheduled for January 1, 2016. The estimated $15 million in added annual revenue will fund BART’s highest priority capital needs including new rail cars, an automated train control system, and an expanded maintenance facility. BART wants rider feedback and will be taking comments through April 28. You can send your input by email (fares@bart.gov), phone (510-464-6752), taking their online survey, or by fax or US mail. ... Read the rest
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 infrastructure, improve connections between the regional trails network and downtown, and improve safe access between schools, jobs, downtown, and other important areas of the city.... Read the rest
The City of San Ramon is seeking community design input on proposed bicycle/pedestrian overcrossings along the Iron Horse Trail at Bollinger Canyon Road and Crow Canyon Road in San Ramon. The goal of the overcrossings is to enhance safety and reduce delays for both trail and roadway users. For each of the two proposed overcrossings, the City of San Ramon has posted a survey which includes descriptions and photos of various bridge concepts under consideration.  ... Read the rest
The 511 Contra Costa blog covers a lot of topics, and we’d love to know which topics interest you the most. Help us out by completing the very short survey below:... Read the rest
What do YOU like to do on transit? What? The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis is conducting a study on “travel multi-tasking,” or doing other activities while traveling. Whether you work or sit back and do nothing, we want your opinions! Click here to take the survey, or read below for more information. Who can participate? Anyone who commutes and is 18 or older. Prizes Everyone who returns a completed survey will be entered into a drawing for cash prizes of $300, $200, $100, and eight $25 restaurant gift cards.... Read the rest
Take our survey about electric/hybrid cars and get a $10 gift certificate for Peet’s Coffee.  Its short and simple, but this offer expires soon so act fast.... Read the rest