WEATHER »

State Jumps on Bike Planning Bandwagon

Caltrans Initiates Two-Wheeled and Two-Footed Quest


Can you bike or walk easily where you live or to work? Did you choose where you live based on being able to bike or walk? Caltrans wants to know.

Part of a goal to triple biking and walking by 2020 for health and environmental reasons, an online survey to assess the walking and bicycling habits and perceptions of state residents was announced Thursday. The survey is phase one of a process that will include focus groups, community workshops, and data collection overseen by a Technical Advisory Committee through February 2017.

Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty announced the effort in 2015 at a meeting of the California Bicycle Coalition. The results will help direct Caltrans’ non-motorized connection improvements and complement local transportation plans. To learn more or take the survey, go to cabikepedplan.org.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Downtown Bungalow Haven Wins Big Appeal

City councilmembers voted unanimously against the proposed “monolithic” fourplex.

Free Parenting Classes

Parents and kids can learn together at SBCC

Steven Seagal Named Special Envoy by Russia

The former Santa Ynez resident is a Russian citizen.

County Services Transitioning Away from Montecito Disaster Center

Post-1/9 support will still be available at readysbc.org.

Goleta Limits Accessory Dwelling Units to 800 Square Feet

The city followed most of the state's ADU rules, though two large projects swept through before the ...