Riverside County Active Transportation Network holds first meeting to discuss regional strategies

The Riverside County Active Transportation Network (RCATN) held its first meeting on August 19th to discuss active transportation opportunities and strategies for the County. A packed house filled the Riverside SCAG office and also included teleconferences sites at Coachella Valley Association of Governments and the Los Angeles SCAG office. Co-chaired by Taylor York of Western Riverside Council of Governments, Miguel Vasquez of Riverside County Health Department and facilitated by Marsie Huling of Riverside County Health Department, the group brought together a coalition of stakeholders including government officials and advocates.  The first meeting’s agenda included an overview of the group’s mission and goals. The meeting also includes regional updates on topics including Safe Routes to School’s Walk to School Day countywide activities and a debrief on the Active Transportation Program Cycle 2 process.

The group’s next meeting is scheduled for Fall 2015 and plans to meet on a quarterly basis. For more info on this meeting or how to get involved in future meetings, please email Taylor York at york@wrcog.cog.ca.us


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