Commuter Connection
Commuter Connection #38
9/24/17

Ready Set Ride - Registration opens next Monday

The Sacramento Area Council of Governments's 

Ready Set Ride campaign launches October 1 with a brand new web site.

The campaign urges you to walk, bike, use transit, carpool or vanpool during the week of October 22-28.

Like Bike Month, you'll be able to challenge friends, co-workers and other employers.  And, you'll be able to earn badges and win prizes.

So, mark your calendars to register next Monday at: 

www.readysetridechallenge.com

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Bike News - September
9/09/17

Lost in Paradise? Survey Results on Parkway Signage

In August, we asked your opinions on signage on and around the American River Parkway. The TMA, in partnership with State Parks, County Regional Parks, the City of Rancho Cordova and the City of Folsom, is exploring the value of added way-finding signage to, from and along the Parkway. 

 

96 people weighed in on how to make the Parkway safer, easier to use and more enjoyable.  And, while the survey's focus was on infrastructure, the participants broaden the focus with comments on enforcement, illegal camping, and parkway users not respecting the signs that are already in place.

 

Highlights of the survey results:

65% said more signage along the Parkway would be helpful

37% said wayfinding signage would make the parkway safer

16% want more information at intersections 

28% want more information on trail conditions and closures

26% use Google Maps to determine their Parkway ride

 

For the full 32-page Survey Results Report, click here.

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