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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: Shane Franco, Fairfax
Shane Franco photoOccupation: Teacher

How often do you bike?
I commute 4 times per week and ride recreationally 2-3 times per week

Where are your favorite places to bike?
My favorite road rides are the Saturday morning group ride around the Nicassio Reservoir, through Pt. Reyes station and back through Samuel P. Taylor.

Why do you ride your bike?
I love to ride because it is good for my spirit. I feel healthier and happier when I ride my bike. Also, all my friends ride bikes so it is a great way to keep in touch and get in some important male bonding time.

Why do you think biking is important to Marin County?
Living in Marin County, one would be crazy not to ride a bike. There is no better way to enjoy and explore the natural beauty here, than to get on a bike and start pedaling.

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What's New

MILL VALLEY-SAUSALITO PATH REPAVING October, 2017 ~ The northern two segments of the Mill Valley-Sausalito path have been repaved.  Other than spot repairs, the path had not been resurfaced since its construction in 1982 so the new pavement is a major improvement.  The segment between E. Blithedale to Vasco Court was completed over the summer and the segment between E. Blithedale and Almonte Blvd. was completed in September.  The third segment, between Almonte Blvd. and Gate Six Road is not funded at this time but various potential funding options are being considered.  

NEW BIKE BOX FOR TIBURON BOULEVARD INTERSECTION December,2016 ~ To improve safety for users of the Tiburon Boulevard and Greenwood Cove/Blackfield intersection in Tiburon, Marin's first "bike box" has been installed in conjunction with several other intersection improvements.  The project was a partnership between the County, Tiburon, and Caltrans, providing better and safer connections across Tiburon Boulevard (State Highway 131) between the neighborhoods on the north side, including Bel Aire school, with the east-west bicycle and pedestrian connector route for the Tiburon peninsula.  More information on the bike box project and how a bike box works is available here . 

 

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. 

    

    



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Did You Know?
At least 12 percent of the U.S. adult population rides a bicycle every month.
 

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