Magazines, web and print
- Rails to Trails Magazine, The Road to a Thousand Wonders. Fall 2013. The wonderful article describes our great trails and an amazing collaborative effort of groups and individuals across the community to create this valuable local resource. It provides an account of how use of the trails is driving increased demand for better bikeways and pedestrian access for getting around on the streets in our cities.
- American Trails Magazine, Shasta Living Streets supports community values and health. Summer 2011.
- A News Café. Taken by Two Wheels. September, 2011. A series of articles about bicycling in the Shasta Cascade area.
- SF.Streetsblog. A Growing Living Streets Community Emerges in Redding, California. April 29, 2011.
- Ciclovias Creativas. One More Cyclovia. Welcome to Shasta Living Streets. April 25, 2011.
- Sharrow and Sharrow Alike. October 31, 2012. Jefferson Public Radio recording of the interview with Anne Wallach Thomas and Charlie Gandy about sharrows and active transportation in our region.
- Open Streets Project. A website that shares information about open streets programs and helps to inform people in other cities to increase the number, size, and frequency of initiatives occurring across North America.
Redding Record Searchlight
- Changes proposed for RABA routes. Redding Record Searchlight. September 15, 2013. … But supporters of public transit say the plans will do little to cut time on buses and improve the system.
- Redding councilwoman McArthur pitches volunteer trail patrol. Redding Record Searchlight. March 2, 2013. … extending a thank you to McArthur for her concern about improving the trail system. “All of our public officials should be thinking about that.”
- Group gears up for bike event, movie night. Redding Record Searchlight. February 23, 2013: Mark Lascelles of Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County, and Ed Rullman, a Hilltop Drive hotelier, see its potential to attract business to the north state. “Foot and bicycle traffic are an important component of a modern community which we are trying to build in this area,” said Lascelles, who in his pitch to prospective business tries to play up the quality of life. “Industries are attracted to modern cities, not old tired cities.”
- Redding bicyclists get ready for Family Biking Day later in April. April 7, 2012. On April 28, Park Marina Drive will be closed to auto traffic for a Family Biking Day. ”One of the main reasons I moved here was the river trail,” he says. “We need to extend the idea of riding safely from the river trail to some of the streets into downtown.”
- 100 miles of trails: Redding paves way to outdoor recreation. July 7, 2012. Trails are part of a lifestyle that attracts people — especially those in their 20s and 30s — to live and start small businesses in a community, according to Charlie Gandy of Livable Communities Consulting in Long Beach. ” What you guys have is a unique offering,” he said. “The process of packaging that up and celebrating it seems to be on the horizon.”
- Cyclists celebrate accessibility to Redding streets. November 1, 2012. Cyclists celebrate accessibility to Redding streets, an article in the Record Searchlight about sharrows and bicycling in our community. “We want people to feel safe doing things that are healthy and make them feel good,” – Councilwoman Francie Sullivan