Active Transportation Strategic Plan
Identify strategies to improve and expand the active transportation network to improve access to our region’s burgeoning transit system.
Metro Bike Week
Bike Week LA encourages cycling and helps raise awareness about bicycle and pedestrian safety in the LA County. Bike week involves resources and activities for new and experienced cyclists.
Guided Community Bicycle Rides
Metro’s guided ride events help fulfill the agency’s goals of encouraging bicycle trips and promoting safe cycling skills.
Safe Routes to School
Encourages students to use sustainable travel modes, such as walking, biking and public transit.
Metro Open Streets Grant Program
Open Street events are temporary one-day events that close the streets to automotive traffic and open them to people to walk or bike. The goals of the Open Streets Grant Program is to provide opportunities for 1) riding transit, walking and riding a bike, possibly for the first time, to encourage future mode shift, and for 2) civic engagement to foster the development of multi-modal policies and infrastructure at the local level.
Bike Share Implementation Plan
Metro is leading a regional effort to develop a user-friendly bikeshare system to facilitate first/last mile connections.
Metro provides bike parking at many stations throughout the system to improve first and last mile connections, including Bike Racks, Bike Lockers and upcoming secure Bike Hubs.
Rail to River Active Transportation Corridor
How Metro is studying the Rail-to-River proposal
The Rail to Rail/River Active Transportation Corridor Project (Rail to Rail/River ATC Project) will convert an existing, underutilized railroad right-of-way (ROW) into a multi-purpose transportation corridor continuing on to the Los Angeles River, spanning up to 10.6 miles.
Gold Line Eastside Access Project
Transit related, pedestrian and bicycle improvements to improve access and safety on streets surrounding Gold Line Eastside Extension stations.
Bicycle Traffic Safety Classes
Metro is working with local non-profit bike organizations to help make bicycling safer in Los Angeles County by conducting bicycle traffic skills classes countywide. These safety education classes are free to the public and are available May through September 2015.
Connect US Action Plan
The Connect US Action Plan (formerly Union Station and 1st/Central Station Linkages Study) was developed to improve pedestrian and bicycle connections to and from Los Angeles Union Station, the 1st/ Central Regional Connector Station, and the surrounding historic and culturally significant communities.
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