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WalkBikeMarin is an initiative by the County of Marin to help make Marin more healthy, livable, and environmentally sustainable by encouraging walking and bicycling as everyday transportation. This initiative was catalyzed by a recent $25 million federal grant to fund the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program (NTPP). The goal of the WalkBikeMarin website is to provide information about all the County’s bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs in one place. For more information on the NTPP see the About the Project page.
Recent News
WalkBike Profile: Craig Yates, San Rafael
Craig Yates photoOccupation:Contractor Consultant / Disability Advocate

Do you consider yourself a walker, a cyclist, or both?
Both, being in my wheelchair.

Why do you walk?
Restful times and serenity of peace!

What is the best walk/hike youíve ever gone on in Marin?
Years ago from atop Mt Tam to Tomales Bay and back in a day.

What would help you to walk/hike more often?
Quality pathways that donít leave a footprint on Mother Nature. Marin has such an aroma of Nature, the essence has been keep alive and spirit enriched by respect for nature by hikers. I want to say to all who enjoy Mother Nature, you show her respect and she will show and share her beauty with you for so many years to come!


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What's New

 

BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN MASTER PLAN UPDATE MEETINGS COMING UP October, 2014 ~ The bicycle and pedestrian master plans for several communities in Marin are being updated.  Meetings are being held in several communities to discuss the updates and provide an opportunity for public input.  The County is partnering with several cities to receive input on its plan update.  Upcoming meetings will be in Larkspur on Thursday, October 23 at 6:30pm and Mill Valley on Thursday, November 13 at 7:00pm.  For more information you can view the Larkspur  or Mill Valley (coming soon) informational flyer.   

FINAL REPORT ON NONMOTORIZED TRANSPORTATION PILOT PROGRAM RELEASED

June, 2014 ~ The final report analyzing the outcomes of the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program has been released.  It shows that bicycling and walking have increased by 65.5% and 19.9%, respectively, since 2007.  Get more information on the NTPP's outcomes by dowloading the full report.

NEW BRIDGE OVER SIR FRANCIS DRAKE UNDER CONSTRUCTION May, 2014 ~ Construction is under way on a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard.  The new bridge will extend the Cal Park tunnel path southward to provide a direct connection to the Corte Madera Creek path just west of the Larkspur Ferry Terminal.  Construction is expected to be completed in spring of 2015.  Read the project fact sheet or visit the project website  for more information on this exciting gap closure project.

 

    

    



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Did You Know?
In 2003, U.S. consumers bought 18.5 million bicycles. That's 3.7 million more than all the cars and trucks purchased in the U.S. that year.
 

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