The Active Transportation Plan aims to provide safe, comfortable, and accessible ways for people of all ages and all abilities to get around Alameda by walking, biking, or using wheelchairs and mobility scooters, pedal and electric scooters, electric bikes, skateboards, and the like.
Read the Final Draft Plan (November)
After receiving abundant feedback on the draft Active Transportation Plan in October 2022, the City updated the Plan based on this community input and released the Final Draft Plan on November 9.
The Transportation Commission reviewed the final draft Active Transportation Plan at its November 16 meeting, and unanimously recommended City Council adoption.
The City Council will consider adoption of the Plan on December 6. To provide comments to the Council, please either email your written comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or speak during public comment at the Council meeting (instructions here).
The City sought and received input on the Draft Plan between October 3-23, 2022 in the following ways during this outreach effort (which was the last of three major public engagement periods):
- 14 public events and meetings + 7 presentations/tabling for local organizations
- 71,860 emails delivered via 15 mailing lists
- 49% median open rate for mailings to transportation lists
- 327 responses to the survey/comment form
- 17 days on City homepage “call to action” headline
- 6 news article inclusions and 1 letter to the editor
For more details on fall 2022 public engagement efforts, read the Phase 3 outreach activities summary.
Funding to develop the Active Transportation Plan is largely supported by Alameda County's Measure B and BB.