San Jose ATP Workshop Wed March 26

A new ATP workshop has been added for San Jose on March 26!

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The new Active Transportation Program makes $360 million in state funds available across the state for walking and biking infrastructure, planning, or education programs.

San Jose City Hall – Council Chambers
200 E Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA 95113
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

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ATP Workshop in the Bay Area

You are cordially invited to attend a FREE WORKSHOP in the Bay Area about the new Active Transportation Program. The first call SRTSNP Nor Cal logofor projects will be released March 21, with proposals due May 21.

The workshop will provide an overview of the new program, an in-depth discussion of the guidelines and scoring criteria, and tips and strategies to make your project competitive.

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday March 6th at the Richmond City Council Chambers,  9:30am-noon.

REGISTRATION: Space is limited, and pre-registration is required at  http://rtc.li/N6Nxbo

The workshop flyer is here: ATP workshop Richmond.

Presentations by Laura Cohen of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Marty Martinez of Safe Routes to School National Partnership & Kenneth Kao of MTC. Hosted by the City of Richmond, Rich City Rides & Richmond Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee.

Hope to see you there!

Caltrans Announces Active Transportation Program (ATP) District Trainings Schedule

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is conducting District Training on the Active Transportation Program (ATP).

The purpose of this training is to assist potential ATP applicants, partners, and district staff to achieve efficient, effective, and timely delivery of ATP applications in accordance with state and federal requirements. For questions on the program, please contact Teresa McWilliam and for registration, training location , please contact your District Contact Person listed in this schedule. Read more of this post

MTC summer Internships

mtclogoThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission is accepting applications for summer internships for high school students through Friday, February 28, 2014.

Applicant must:
  • live and go to school in the county the student is applying for;
  • have completed the 10th grade; and
  • be at least 16 years of age by date of hire

For more information on the MTC internship program, visit the MTC Website.

Transportation Choices Summit 2014

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April 22 and 23, Sacramento, CA

Do you want more equitable and sustainable transportation and housing choices in your community? Join TransForm, Safe Routes to School National Partnership, and other advocates for the annual Transportation Choices Summit on Tuesday April 22nd and hear from California’s most innovative leaders, build advocacy skills, get updates on urgent legislation, and network with other activists.

Walk the Capitol building on Wednesday, April 23rd on the transportation issues you care about most! Click here to register: http://bit.ly/1b85rQV or apply for a scholarship for the optional Advocacy Day and make your voice heard.

Join the Bay Area Health in Transportation (BAHT) Collaborative on Wednesday, February 19 at 10:00 a.m.!

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The next webinar of the Bay Area Health in Transportation (BAHT) Collaborative is coming up on Wednesday, February 19 at 10:00 a.m.!

We’ll discuss how SB 375 and Plan Bay Area are addressing climate change, health and equity.
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Let’s Get Moving! Silicon Valley Transportation Choices and Healthy Communities Summit

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Silicon Valley Transportation Choices and Healthy Communities Summit

 Saturday, February 22

Are you tired of sitting in traffic with no real alternatives? Do you feel unsafe or uncomfortable walking or bicycling in your community? Is it getting harder and harder to keep up with the cost of living in Silicon Valley? If so, make sure to attend the second-annual Let’s Get Moving, Silicon Valley Transportation Choices and Healthy Communities Summit. The Summit aims to create greater awareness and foster deep community engagement in transportation and land use planning processes. We’ll provide interactive workshops and trainings and provide opportunities to connect with advocacy organizations and advocates from across the Bay Area. Find out about plans and proposals taking place this year in your city and how you can effectively participate and get involved! For more information or to register, visit our website and our Facebook page.

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BAAQMD Announces Clean Air Program (TFCA) Regional Funds for Electronic Bicycle Lockers

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) has announced the availability of Transportation Fund for Clean Air Program (TFCA) Regional Funds for electronic bicycle lockers.

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Up to $400,000 are available for these projects. The Air District is accepting applications until February 10, 2014. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. Only public agencies are eligible for this funding.

More information can be found here.  

Highlights
  • Public agencies only
  • Purchase and install new e-lockers
  • Up to $2,500 per bicycle accommodated
  • Limited to $50,000 per agency
Materials
Process for applying

The Air District is accepting applications until February 10, 2014. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Plan Bay Area Document Now Available

Plan Bay Area, adopted by the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Faq9h47E8IVJm3l74PyxHiyJe9kMSzRRlc-i22H3AWY1F5dt0u0eRmQVvPD8sbMGMEXNb-OlRri9VkPQ0LP-5e6pF2b7vjkGF5pNbQfdrAtQa1E=s0-d-e1-ftMetropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), lays out a 25-year vision for transportation and housing to sustain our communities, environment and economy. The plan is available online and a limited number of printed copies are available via the MTC-ABAG Library. To request a printed copy, please email library@mtc.ca.gov or call (510) 817-5836.

Let’s Get Moving! Silicon Valley Transportation Choices and Healthy Communities Summit

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Silicon Valley Transportation Choices and Healthy Communities Summit

Are you tired of sitting in traffic with no real alternatives? Do you feel unsafe or uncomfortable walking or bicycling in your community? Is it getting harder and harder to keep up with the cost of living in Silicon Valley? If so, make sure to attend the second-annual Let’s Get Moving, Silicon Valley Transportation Choices and Healthy Communities Summit. The Summit aims to create greater awareness and foster deep community engagement in transportation and land use planning processes. We’ll provide interactive workshops and trainings and provide opportunities to connect with advocacy organizations and advocates from across the Bay Area. Find out about plans and proposals taking place this year in your city and how you can effectively participate and get involved! For more information or to register, visit our website and our Facebook page.

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