“[A]cross America, biking and walking account for 12 percent of all trips but receive only 1.6 percent of federal funding.”—Jay Walljasper, Fellow of Project for Public Spaces, Senior Fellow at Augsburg College’s Sabo Center, and Senior Associate at Citiscope
An Irvine Bike/Walking Trail
If you want to participate in shaping bicycling in Orange County, you might attend an upcoming open discussion and workshop on bicycle safety at Irvine City Hall on April 14. OCTA Chairman Shawn Nelson, Vice Chairman Jeffrey Lalloway, Director Todd Spitzer, and CEO Darrell Johnson will attend this workshop.
“Cycling is an increasingly popular transportation option for work and play. To help Orange County become a ‘roll’ model for cycling safety, OCTA has invited bicycle advocates, law enforcement, local jurisdictions, and other stakeholders to take part in a bicycle safety workshop at Irvine City Hall on April 14.
Following comments by OCTA, cities, and agencies regarding plans to make cycling a viable and safe choice for commuting and recreational travel, there will be an open discussion to begin the process of developing workable, collaborative solutions to benefit the entire community.”—OCTA
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