September 16, 2019

The first in our series of webinars focused on Active Transportation Cycle 5 is next week on Thursday, Sept 26 at 11am PT - register now! It may seem too soon to be thinking about this, but what we know from our work with past ATP applicants is that if you wait until the guidelines come out, you won’t have enough time to create a competitive application.

September 16, 2019

Join Catholic Charities, Public Health Advocates, the Safe Routes Partnership and many others for monthly meetings of the Stockton Healthy Neighborhoods Collaborative (HNC). The Collaborative meets to discuss issues around planning, health, land use, and active transportation in the city of Stockton and the county of San Joaquin. Go to the HNC Facebook page for more information.

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September 16, 2019

Congratulations to Toks Omishakin, Governor Newsom’s nominee for CalTrans director, which was announced earlier this month. Mr. Omishakin is a recruit from the Tennessee Department of Transportation, where he has been an unyielding champion of active transportation and complete streets. Prior to that, he served as director of healthy living initiatives for the Nashville Mayor’s Office for three years.

August 20, 2019

In 2018, the City of Stockton was awarded a Planning Grant in the amount of $170,000 by the Strategic Growth Council (SGC).  These funds support planning activities in the Downtown and South Stockton region to allow STockton to apply a full Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program grant later this year. Over the next few months, plans for the application will be developed and submitted to the city council.

August 13, 2019

The Modesto Airport Neighborhood is a suburban community in the Central Valley that had not historically received much in the way of Safe Routes to School investment and attention. Read more in our new case study about how we helped Modesto change that.  

July 17, 2019

The Fresno Council of Governments (COG) is encouraging residents to fill out a survey to help identify where the region’s transportation network is vulnerable to potential impacts of climate change, including increased temperature, extreme heat days, flooding, drought, and wildfires.

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May 22, 2019

We are pleased with the continued progress of SB 127 (Wiener), the Complete Streets bill we are co-sponsoring along with California Walks, the California Bicycle Coalition and the American Heart Association. The bill has now passed out of the Senate Transportation and Appropriations committees. In the process, we have agreed to amendments that removed our proposed reordering of the State Highway Account’s priorities.