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Posted on: May 20, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Contra Costa County seeks input on Active Transportation Plan

Contra Costa County Public Works kicks off Active Transportation Plan and Seeks Community Input at Upcoming Virtual Meetings

 

May 20, 2021 Contra Costa County, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works is seeking community input on the Active Transportation Plan (ATP) that is currently under development. All Contra Costa County residents are encouraged to participate in the development of the ATP by attending one of two virtual community workshops scheduled on:

 

Tuesday, May 25th at 12:00 p.m.

Link: https://zoom.us/j/93899253802?pwd=WWUzdTVNUmQ4RzRvUWFIM2I5bHJGZz09 

Call-in number: (253) 215-8782

Passcode: 854044

 

Wednesday, May 26th at 6:00 p.m.

Link: https://zoom.us/j/99663129435?pwd=eEtZVi9lbWg2bTBFOTcyQWZSV3NIZz09

Call-in number: (253) 215-8782

Passcode: 545709

 

Active transportation includes all forms of human-powered transportation, including walking, biking, and rolling (wheelchair/personal mobility device, skateboards, scooters, etc.). The Contra Costa County ATP will serve as the guiding document for constructing and improving walking, biking, and rolling infrastructure throughout the unincorporated County. 

 

A project website will serve as a single location to host all information related to the ATP: https://activecontracosta.org/. The website has an interactive map where users can leave comments on existing walking and biking routes, draw in their preferred routes, and provide comments on locations that are currently difficult for people to walk, bike, and roll. Users can also take a brief survey to describe their current walking, biking, and rolling habits and their vision for the future of active transportation in the unincorporated County. Online engagement materials are available in both English and Spanish.

 

The public is encouraged to sign up for the project email list to get periodic project updates. They can sign up either on the website or by leaving their email address on the survey. 

 

The second phase of community engagement will launch in mid/late-summer to receive feedback on project recommendations and the document will be available for public review towards the end of 2021.

 

About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:

Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 200 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County.   CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sand Bag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. To learn more about CCCPWD, please visit www.cccpublicworks.org 

 

CONTACT: Alexander Zandian, 925.313.2052; Jeff Valeros, 925.313.2031; Robert Sarmiento, 925.655.2918

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