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RTC has helped organize Healthy Transportation Network workshops across the state.

Project Information


Steve Schweigerdt
Trail Development Manager
Western Regional Office


Healthy Transportation Network
Years: 2009 to 2012

California Statewide

Local Government Commission; California Bicycle Coalition; WALK California; California Department of Public Health

Project Deliverables:
Workshops, website, various documents, evaluation of Caltrans bicycle and pedestrian training opportunities

Project Description:
The Healthy Transportation Network provides walking and bicycling safety information—doing it safely, for everyday transportation, and in supportive environments. Along with our partner groups, RTC organizes and presents regional workshops throughout California focused on designing communities for safe walking and bicycling. The project also provides technical assistance to selected communities to guide them on implementing features that encourage walking and biking. The audiences include community members, community groups, public works officials, engineers, planners, architects, local decision-makers concerned with public safety, and local government officials and staff.

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
The Duke Ellington Building
2121 Ward Ct., NW
5th Floor
Washington, DC 20037