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WalkBikeMarin is an initiative by the County of Marin to help make Marin more healthy, livable, and environmentally sustainable by encouraging walking and bicycling as everyday transportation. This initiative was catalyzed by a recent $25 million federal grant to fund the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program (NTPP). The goal of the WalkBikeMarin website is to provide information about all the County’s bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs in one place. For more information on the NTPP see the About the Project page.
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WalkBike Profile: Maureen Gaffney, Fairfax
Maureen Gaffney photoHow often do you walk and bike?
I walk every day (10 miles per week), and I bike about 60 miles a week as well.

Why do you walk and bike?
I started biking when I was a kid, so I could get where I wanted to go, and I haven’t stopped since. I bike and walk for recreation, commuting, shopping….and, of course, walking the dog.

What would help you walk and bike more?
If I could spend less time working and commuting, I would walk and bike more. I also wish we had a bike path on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and better pavement between Fairfax and San Anselmo.

Why are walking and biking important to you?
Walking and biking are the best possible ways to experience the magical landscapes of Marin County. If one is going to pay this much to live here, it’s best to enjoy all that it offers!

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What's New

HORSE HILL PATH PAVING CLOSURES October, 2016 ~ Caltrans is repaving the Horse Hill path (Bike Route 5 between Corte Madera and Mill Valley) the week of October 17.  The path will be closed one day for pavement grinding and another for repaving work, during daytime hours.  During these times the path will be closed to all users.  Once the paving is fully cured (approximately one week) it will be restriped.  Alternate routes are either over Camino Alto/Corte Madara Ave or via Tiburon Blvd/Trestle Glen/Paradise Drive. 

UPPER CORTE MADERA CREEK PATH IMPROVMENTS COMPLETED August,2016 ~ The Upper Corte Madera Creek Path, between College of Marin and Ross, has reopened after an extensive reconstruction project.  The new path is wider with improved sight lines to accomodate additional users from its increased popularity and provides better visibility and safety from removal of overgrown vegetation. Have a look at the latest improvements to the Cross Marin Trail corridor!  


July 12, 2016. The draft feasibility study evaluates if a multi-use path, along with railroad and roadway facilities, can fit within the available public right-of-way along the Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit corridor from Rice Drive to 2nd Street in San Rafael.  To review the draft Study document and concepts, visit the Projects page under Active Planning Studies. You can also learn more and provide input at a public presentation during a San Rafael City Council Special Study Session on July 18, 2016 at 5:00p. San Rafael City Hall 1400 Fifth Ave. San Rafael, CA (Agenda


June, 2014 ~ The final report analyzing the outcomes of the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program has been released.  It shows that bicycling and walking have increased by 65.5% and 19.9%, respectively, since 2007.  Get more information on the NTPP's outcomes by dowloading the full report. 



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Did You Know?
Cyclists were the first advocates for paved roads, creating the "good roads" movement at the end of the 19th century (many years before the advent of the automobile).


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