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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: Linda Ojeda, Sausalito
Linda Ojeda photoOccupation: Nutritionist, author, and speaker

How long have you been walking in Sausalito?
16 years. After we felt settled, it was one of the first things I did. Why do you walk? Let me count the ways! I walk because I cannot run. I jogged for about 20 years and then when my body told me it was time to stop, I did the next best thing. I walked. When I walk I release anxiety, solve problems, and pray for guidance. Itís great therapy. I love to experience nature, the flowers, the deer, the seal lions, the fog over the bay. Each day brings something new and exciting for which Iím thankful. I love the community feeling of bumping into friends and acquaintances on my walks, even though sometimes Iím late for other events. I would hate to miss out on my chance meetings.

What kind of trips do you make?
My daily routine is to walk for about an hour and a half up and down the hills. Sometimes I throw in steps and change my direction or explore new streets. I always end up by the water. Occasionally, I will go on hikes with friends to Muir Woods or up to Mount Tam. There are endless numbers of interesting trails.

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What's New

 

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 has started 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 for more information on this exciting gap closure project.

BICYCLE RIDING SKILL AND REPAIR CLASSES  April, 2014 ~ The Marin County Bicycle Coalition is offering a wide range of classes in the coming months where you and your family can improve your riding skills and comfort and keep your bike humming along with maintenance and repair skills.  Courses include Basic and Advanced Bike Maintenance and Basic Street Skills for men and women on weeknights.  The Women on Wheels and Family Bicycling workshop series are on Saturday mornings.  Contact the Marin County Bicycle Coalition to register and get more information.   

    

    



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Did You Know?
The modern bicycle, complete with a steel frame, a chain drive, steel wheels and spokes, and pneumatic tires, was developed in the 1880s.
 

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