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Walnut Creek is planning new bikeways and pedestrian improvements on several key streets and Bike East Bay is working with Bike Walnut Creek to ensure great bikeways are included.

As part of the West Downtown Area Plan, Walnut Creek is redesigning California Blvd, Mt. Diablo Blvd, and Olympic Blvd, and all three streets can include comfortable, low-stress bikeways that are protected from traffic.

In addition, Walnut Creek is working with the County and with Lafayette, to study a pathway connection between the Iron Horse Trail and the Lafayette-Moraga Trail. We are pushing for a modern two-way cycle track to be included as part of this project.

Updates

Treat Blvd Bike Lane Designs Better, But Not Good Enough

Treat Blvd Bike Lane Designs Better, But Not Good Enough

We need your help to add protected bike lanes to Treat Blvd, a busy arterial road next to Pleasant Hill BART. Current proposals for bike lanes on Treat Blvd are better than original designs that had you riding on sidewalks, but still leave you dodging through high-speed, right-turning traffic...
Woeful Treat Blvd Bike Plan Needs Help

Woeful Treat Blvd Bike Plan Needs Help

A woeful and out-of-date Draft I-680/Treat Boulevard Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan is ready for your review (i.e. wrath), and we need you to provide feedback by an October 9 deadline to fix this Plan. The Plan looks at...
California Blvd Protected Bike Lanes at Transportation Commission

California Blvd Protected Bike Lanes at Transportation Commission

Yes, the plan you keep hearing about–the West Downtown Plan–has been going on for years now. The city council finally saw the rough draft in late January, and it seems they were not too...
Bike Walnut Creek Responds to Short-Sighted West Downtown Plan

Bike Walnut Creek Responds to Short-Sighted West Downtown Plan

Despite strong public support for protected bikeways expressed at community workshops this past Spring, Walnut Creek staff are backtracking and proposing a combination of sharrows and bike lanes on important bike routes such as California Blvd in the West Downtown Specific Plan. Voice your...
Contra Costa Transportation Plan Update Public Workshop: Walnut Creek

Contra Costa Transportation Plan Update Public Workshop: Walnut Creek

Contra Costa County has resumed the groundwork to reauthorize its Measure J transportation plan, with an eye toward the 2016 election. Bike East Bay submitted the below comprehensive list of priority bikeway improvements throughout the County for their consideration in updating the Countywide...

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