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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.
Recent News
WalkBike Profile: Brian Morris, San Rafael
Brian Morris photoOccupation: Deputy Public Defender

How often do you bike, and why?
I commute to work and mountain bike for recreation. I bike to work every day, either on trails or on the road. Itís only about 6 miles a day on the road, but on trails itís about 12. My favorite place to bike is either China Camp or Mount Tam.

How long have you been a cyclist?
Iíve been riding a bike since I was a kid and mountain biking for about 15 years.

What do you like about biking?
I enjoy mountain biking because I get a great rush from being in nature, going fast, and working hard all at once.

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What's New

 

FINAL REPORT ON NONMOTORIZED TRANSPORTATION PILOT PROGRAM RELEASED

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.

NEW BRIDGE OVER SIR FRANCIS DRAKE UNDER CONSTRUCTION May, 2014 ~ Construction is under way on a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard.  The new bridge will extend the Cal Park tunnel path southward to provide a direct connection to the Corte Madera Creek path just west of the Larkspur Ferry Terminal.  Construction is expected to be completed in spring of 2015.  Read the project fact sheet or visit the project website  for more information on this exciting gap closure project.

 

    

    



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Did You Know?
Almost half of all personal trips are less than three miles -- an easy distance to cover by walking or bicycling.
 

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