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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…..

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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…..

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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…..

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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…..

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Bike share continues to morph

The Sacramento region continues to move towards the launch of bike share operations, but the process has not been smooth or without surprises (hint: get ready for shared e-scooters). We have a strong interest in the potential of bike share…..

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City seeks input on investments, safety

Starting next week, the City of Sacramento will host four community workshops to present its draft plan for implementing the recently updated Bicycle Master Plan. The workshops will also include the City’s draft Vision Zero action plan for preventing severe…..

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Hearing on stop-as-yield bill postponed

  UPDATE: As of 5:42 PM Friday, 1/5/18, we heard from the office of AB 1103 author Assemblymember Jay Obernolte that the bill won’t be heard on Monday, due to continued opposition among the majority of Assembly Transportation Committe members……

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SABA’s year in review

SABA works in three main areas — advocacy, technical assistance and community engagement — to help create the conditions that enable more people to confidently choose a bike as safe, convenient everyday transportation. Here are the highlights from 2017: Advocacy…..

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Bridge closes for 5 months without detour for bikes

Bridge repair project closes only Natomas-Downtown bike route On Tuesday, January 2, Sacramento County will close the Jibboom Street Bridge leading into Discovery Park for 5 months of repairs ending in late May, the first major upgrade to the 86-year-old…..

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Gas tax hike to fund road repairs

Tomorrow the state tax on gasoline will go up by 12 cents, the first increase in 23 years. Over the next 10 years, the tax increase, along with increases in other fuel-related taxes and fees, will generate $54 billion for…..

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