BikeWalkSolana Meeting, April 7, 2014, 5pm

The next meeting of BikeWalkSolana (Solana Beach Active Transportation Committee) will be held on Monday, 7 April 2014 at 5:00PM at:

La Colonia Community Center
715 Valley Ave

Solana Beach, CA 92075


    • Updates from the City
    • CATS project update
    • Caltrans ATP Application due May 21
    • The purpose of ATP is to encourage increased use of active modes of transportation by achieving the following goals:

– Increase the proportion of trips accomplished by biking and walking
– Increase safety and mobility for non-motorized users
– Advance the active transportation efforts of regional agencies to achieve greenhouse gas reduction goals
– Enhance public health
– Ensure that disadvantaged communities fully share in the benefits of the program
– Provide a broad spectrum of projects to benefit many types of active transportation users

  • PE in-school bike safety instruction/rodeo set for April & early May
  • Notes from National Bike Summit
  • Next Sharrows Outreach/Education
  • May Bike to Work/School Days and Encinitas Dave Roberts Event
  • June Fiesta del Sol Bike Parking and Outreach

Other news

  • Free Bike Traffic Skills Courses for Adults
    Next class: 28 April
    Just about everyone learns to ride a bike when they were young.  Balancing a two wheeler was just the start.  Whether you are an accomplished rider or just getting back on a bike give yourself to the extra confidence to travel by bike in our community by taking the Bike Traffic Skills Course for adults.
    Course will cover: 
    Proper bike & helmet fit, safety tips for riding in traffic, techniques for navigating road hazards, emergency maneuvers, using public transit as a cyclist, your legal rights & responsibilities 
    Also get hands-on instruction in: 
    Flat Tire Repair Secrets, adjustments, minor repairs, and quick fixes