City Council Tackles Future Transit Needs

Wednesday night, the Sacramento City Council met for a transportation workshop to dive into the myriad of transit issues facing the Sacramento region. Presentations were made by representatives from SACOG, the Public Works department, the Mayor’s Commission on Climate Change…

Shared mobility needs regulation

A year after becoming one of JUMP’s most impressive bike share markets, Sacramento is about to see another boom in shared mobility. Electric scooter share operators are lining up to deploy as many as several thousand e-scooters on Sacramento streets…

City proposes levee-top trail

The design of the proposed Two Rivers Trail may include about 400 yards running along the top the American River levee just east of the Capital City Freeway in River Park. On March 29, the American River Flood Control District,…

Two Rivers Trail

Beginning with a feasibility study in 2010, the City of Sacramento is installing the Two Rivers Trail along the south side of the American River. As a first phase, segments of paved path have been installed between Tiscornia Park opposite…

Who pays for rough roads? You do.

Roads in need of repair cost California drivers $61 billion (yes, billion) every year in the form of additional vehicle operating costs, the cost of lost time and wasted fuel due to congestion, and the financial cost of traffic crashes,…

Improving Mack Road (a little)

The central city isn’t the only part of the city getting some bike love as the result of ongoing road resurfacing projects. While bicyclists get used to new buffered bike lanes on 24th Street and Elvas Ave. and a new…

Bumpy ride to shared mobility

For once, it’s not just about bikes. The latest disruptions in the shared mobility revolution hit the headlines this week, with Slate, Wired and other major news outlets reporting on the pushback against the largely unregulated deployment of shared electric…

Rails to trail in Rancho Cordova

In January the City of Rancho Cordova broke ground on the Mather Heritage Trail along the former rail line running between Folsom Blvd. and the former Mather Air Force Base (now Mather Airport).  When it opens this fall, the 1.25 miles…

River trail will fill critical gap

The American River is one of the region’s most significant environmental and recreational assets. As early as 1915, the City of Sacramento envisioned a parkway along the river. Today the American River Parkway attracts nearly as many visitors per year…

The Nest moves ahead in West Sac

This month the Nest project along the Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in West Sacramento moved a lot closer to completion. The West Sacramento City Council unanimously approved a license to allow Assemble Sacramento, the all-volunteer organization behind the project, to…