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BCycle is Redding’s Bikeshare Vendor

Shasta Living Streets is excited to announce that BCycle has joined as our vendor-partner to provide electric bikes, docks, and technology for Downtown Redding’s Bikeshare to make moving around Downtown Redding as fun and convenient as possible for everyone. Built on more than a decade of experience, BCycle electric-assist bikes offer accessible, convenient, and safe biking for everyone.

In the past decade, community members, businesses, and local agencies have been planning and developing Downtown Redding to be a walkable and bikeable residential, commerce and entertainment district. Business and property owners, and the people who live, work and play in Downtown, are ready for a high-quality bikeshare system.

The launch date in spring of 2023, will provide a public biking system for people to access medical services, shopping; government agencies, parks, festivals, community events, and the Sacramento River Trail.

Bikeshare in Downtown is a clean mobility transportation. Identifying the mission, vision and purpose for the Shasta Bike Depot and Downtown Bikeshare is the work Anne Thomas and Shasta Living Streets.

Executive Director Thomas shares, “BCycle bikes and docking stations will deliver a safe, convenient, and easy to use bikeshare system for residents and business owners that we have hoped for in our community for years.”

BCycle was selected by Shasta Living Streets last spring through a competitive process. “We are thrilled that Shasta Living Streets, along with The McConnell Foundation and City of Redding, have selected BCycle to provide an e-bikeshare program in Redding,” said Brian Conger, of BCycle. “Redding is an ideal community for electric assist bike sharing. We’ve seen the positive impact of e-bikes in communities across the country and look forward to bringing the same benefits to Redding’s residents and visitors.”

Downtown Bikeshare is supported by a grant from the California Clean Mobility Options Program. “These statewide funds directly support disadvantaged communities, and communities of color, creating safe, clean, affordable transportation to get residents where they need to go,” California Air Resources Board Executive Officer Richard W. Corey said. “The Clean Mobility Options Program was designed to ensure that each project is developed to address a community’s own unique transportation issues – letting local community involvement identify sustainable transportation solutions.

Downtown e-Bikeshare brings tremendous advantages to our community – it allows families to be healthy and save money on transportation, makes more vibrant and connected communities, and supports local businesses by helping them attract customers and retain staff.

BCycle offers product quality and expertise to maximize our customer experience by providing an attractive, high quality bicycle fleet, docks and technology in high traffic areas which will encourage ridership, will be easily findable and to check-out, and will result in community pride.

We believe BCycle will be a vendor-partner that will help promote operational excellence and ensure that the Downtown Redding Bikeshare launch is successful,” added Thomas.

Biking must be easy, safe, and convenient for a majority of people to truly use a bike for transportation. What’s different with Electric Pedal-assist bikes? The pedal-assist makes a special difference in our spread-out and hilly region – by enabling people of all ages and abilities to ride comfortably and thus have a clean and active mobility option.

BCycle is the Best-Of-Class bicycle sharing company, a part of Trek Bicycles, headquartered in Wisconsin.    bcycle.com

Redding joins 47 other major cities in the U.S. with BCycle bikeshare, including Santa Barbara, Houston, and Philadelphia.

All-electric pedal-assist bike fleet. Redding is one of a smaller set of cities that will have an all-electric pedal-assist bike fleet.

A docked bikeshare system. Downtown Redding Bikeshare will have a docked bikeshare system. The docks provide a designated space to park bikes securely.

Redding leads the way. Redding will have the first of this type of all-electric, docked bikeshare system between the San Francisco Bay Area and Portland, Oregon.

Ebikes can replace many car trips if we help people have an easy, safe, convenient ride. Ebikes are used for daily life and can replace car trips. The average length of an ebike trip is 9 miles. Shasta County’s Long Range Transit Plan shows most car trips in Shasta County are 5 miles or less.

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At Shasta Living Streets we imagine Downtown Redding as the center hub of a connected city. It’s a people-friendly, walkable, bikeable district with vibrant public places, and smart-city amenities.

We believe when we give a lot more people the resources, skills and confidence they need to get around safely and conveniently walking and biking, people discover the ease and joy of active living. When we add high-quality facilities and experiences, our community becomes healthier, happier, and more prosperous.

This is why we have designed a full-service set of features for active transportation commutes and tourism services, to provide amenities, create community, and empower people. Starting in Downtown, the services and amenities will help build our trail town and create a connected city.

To learn more contact

Anne Thomas, Shasta Living Streets, (530) 355-2230
Shannon Phillips, The McConnell Foundation, (530) 226-6231

Three Thursday Evenings in November. Join Us!

Get a sneak peak of the construction at the Shasta Bike Depot.

Learn about the programs and amenities that will be offered there.

Ask your questions, share your hopes & ideas, and learn how you can get involved!

Thursday November 3rd, 10th, and 17th

4:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Shasta Living Streets

1313 California Street, Redding, CA

Get Tickets Here

LEARN MORE 
Redding eBikeshare, Shasta Bike Depot, the Bike Parking Station, eBike Tours, the REU eBike Voucher program, and more. Share your hopes and ideas. Ask your questions.

ENJOY 
Downtown Redding with friends.

TOGETHER
Shasta Living Streets is helping our community change the paradigm for sustainable living. Learn how you can be involved.

4:30 PM DOORS OPEN

5:00 PM OPTIONAL SHASTA BIKE DEPOT TOUR (tickets required, attendance is limited) Bike Depot Tour Tickets available here.

6:00 PM BRIEF PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION. No ticket is needed for this part of the evening, everyone is welcome. We want to hear your thoughts and ideas!

SNACKS, CARNEGIE’S TOMATO SOUP, GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICHES. Donations will be accepted. Take-out food may be brought in as well.

DRINKS Available for purchase: Mama Shari Kombucha, Etna Old Fashioned Root Beer, San Pellegrino sodas.

PLEASE NO SMOKING/NO VAPE We are a no smoking & no vape venue.

ARRIVE BY BIKE. Bike to the event, park your bike on site. Bring a lock.

ARRIVE BY CAR. There is ample free parking in Downtown Redding. Try out the new parking garage. Large parking lots directly adjacent: to the north, west, and south.

MORE INFORMATION
Questions about ticketing or this event, let us know:
530.355.2230 cwentworth@shastalivingstreets.org

We look forward to seeing you.
THANK YOU!

Shasta Bike Depot Moving Forward

What if a bike depot, a lively eatery, and an active courtyard space could become a downtown experience?

Shasta Bike Depot

 “When we give people the resources, skills and confidence they need to get around safely and conveniently by bike, they discover the ease and joy of bicycling. People in Redding and Shasta County aren’t just ready for this – they are excited about it,” Thomas said.

“The depot will be a visitor’s center for transit. It’s a ‘Start Here’ spot for biking and using trails in and around Redding and the North State,” shared Anne Thomas, who will manage the Shasta Bike Depot.

Located next to Redding’s downtown Transit Center, the depot will include a public bike parking garage, classes, community events, an e-bike charging station, guided e-bike tours, and e-bikeshare.

The vision of the depot is to offer amenities that create “comfort, convenience, and enjoyment, for the increasing number of people who choose to walk and bike to get where they want to go,” Thomas said. “This will be a place to find answers to questions, such as ‘Where do I ride?’ ‘What do I wear?’ ‘Where do I find people to ride with?’ ‘How do I put my bike on the bus?’”

“Programming the bike depot to complement the bike network improvements that the City of Redding, Caltrans and SRTA are undertaking is exciting. Imagine a family hopping on bikes near the Sundial Bridge, and easily getting to a downtown destination. Or a person who lives downtown being able to easily access the world-class Sacramento River Trail by bike,” said Rachel Hatch, Senior Program Officer for Community Vitality.  “Downtowns that thrive, are those that are bikeable and walkable.”

Bicycle tourism is an important economic driver for the future of Redding, contributing $83 billion to the US economy annually.  In addition, it’s a vital option for Redding residents to get around town.

Shasta Living Streets will operate and provide smart-city amenities and services for clean and active transportation, including:

  • Secure Bike Parking Garage, card-key entry managed
  • Downtown E-Bikeshare system
  • E-bike charging services
  • Support to City of REU’s E-bike rebate program
  • Encouragement events and activities
  • Safety education classes and workshops
  • Public Engagement
  • E-bike 101 educational tours
  • Youth education classes, internships, and events
  • Bike Valet services at events

Pipeline Craft Taps

Kevin Flynn, founding partner of Pipeline Craft Taps and Kitchen, a gastropub-style restaurant located in Mount Shasta, is the operator of Pipeline Redding in Bell Plaza. Kevin is active in the community and has served as a board member of the Mt. Shasta Chamber of Commerce for a decade. Contributing to Kevin’s success is Mark Clure, his investor and Chief Acceleration Officer at Pipeline. Mark is a principal at Enso Wealth Management, and also serves on multiple regional community boards.

Recently married, Kevin and wife Myranda love food, wine, travel, spending time with family and everything outdoors. Mark and wife Robin value spending time with family and enjoying outdoor recreation.

“Mark and I both have family and friends in Redding. We saw the opportunity and potential for Bell Plaza immediately.  Pipeline Mt. Shasta enjoys a loyal Shasta County customer base.  We believe Siskiyou County residents will also be a loyal customer base in Redding,” shared Flynn. “If I closed my eyes and imagined being a part of Redding’s revitalization, Bell Plaza is the opportunity.”  

What is Kevin’s hope for Pipeline Redding?  “Happy customers.  I am committed to success, and to collaborating with Redding’s partners in hospitality.”

Quality of Life and Place as Economic Development and Downtown Vitality

Key components of community vitality overlap in this project. Active lifestyles, local foods, adaptive reuse, surrounded by small businesses, housing, arts and culture.”

The Foundation made a 10-year funding commitment to Community Vitality in 2017. This property was the Foundation’s first downtown acquisition and is its first “ground-up” downtown development. The courtyard will be bicycle and pet-friendly. This project is a nod to a piece of Redding’s history at the former Bell Rooms site, while creating a new community amenity.

McConnell selected Trilogy Architecture as the project designer, with its long-term presence and focus downtown. Modern Building Company is the general contractor. The company has several projects under construction in Redding, and has historic restoration experience in Chico and North Carolina.

What others are saying

Calbike. Shasta Bike Depot will help Redding embrace its potential as a bikeable city

Shasta Scout. The North State’s most powerful climate action group might be hiding in plain sight

Redding Record Searchlight. 2022 will be another big year in downtown Redding

For more information contact 

Anne Thomas, Executive Director, Shasta Living Streets
(530) 355-2230

Kevin Flynn, Pipeline Craft Taps
(530) 949-5619

Shannon Phillips, COO, The McConnell Foundation
(530) 949-9460

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Wild and Scenic Film Festival Redding Tour

Join us to celebrate
transitions & growth for better biking,
clean mobility, and vibrant communities
in Redding and Shasta County.

The 4th Annual Shasta Living Streets
Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Redding Tour

Saturday June 11, 2022

Stunning films
Gorgeous cinematography
Inspiring storytelling

On the huge screen
Under the stars
In the outdoor venue
In Downtown Redding

Where activism gets inspired.
This event is designed to support people who work together
to make a difference in our community.   

Films relate to the community-together work in our area:  about biking and building a trail network to connect the community, and about addressing the climate crisis.

In-person again! at the California Street Labs with the huge screen and the opportunity to gather in the outdoor space. We do still have an online option, details below.

Note: This is the last big event at California Street Labs before our move into the new Shasta Bike Depot!

  • SATURDAY JUNE 11TH
  • DOORS OPEN AT 6:30 PM
  • FILM PROGRAM BEGINS AT 8:00PM
  • YOUR TICKET Purchase at link above, means we will have your name on a list. Please bring your receipt.
  • LOCATION IN-PERSON, TOGETHER Please bring a Camp Chair
    Shasta Living Streets’ California Street Labs
    1313 California Street, Redding 96001
  • IN-PERSON EVENT IS AN ALL AGES SHOW.  Kids (0-17) are free at the In-Person event. Must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • VIRTUAL, ONLINE VIEWING OPTION  Purchase at link above, you will receive detailed instructions for accessing the films for five days. (June 11 – 16)
  • JOIN THE RAFFLE! – DONATE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A YUBA ELECTRIC CARGO BIKE. At the ticket link above.

MORE INFORMATION
Questions about ticketing or this event, let us know:
530.355.2230 communications@shastalivingstreets.org

CRAFT BEER, HARD CIDER, N/A OPTIONS
Available for purchase.

SNACKS & DINNER OPTIONS
Attendees are invited to come early with camp chairs and a picnic dinner or take-out from one of our fabulous downtown eateries!. To enjoy live music and outdoor games as the sun sets.

PLEASE NO SMOKING/NO VAPE
We are a no smoking & no vape venue.

ARRIVE BY BIKE. Bike to the show, park your bike on site. Bring a lock.
ARRIVE BY CAR. There is ample free parking in Downtown Redding. Try out the new parking garage. Large parking lots directly adjacent: to the north, west, and south.

View the Trailer

THANK YOU!
Proceeds support 
Shasta Living Streets & 
The Shasta Bike Depot

Our Raffle
MAKE A DONATION & RECEIVE A CHANCE TO WIN A YUBA ELECTRIC CARGO BIKE


This year’s event includes a fabulous raffle prize to one lucky winner!

A fully loaded Spicy Curry E- Cargo Bike ($5,500 value). Made possible by Yuba Bicycles, Redding Parks & Trails Foundation, and previous winners Jenn & Ted.

Last years’ winners Ted & Jenn were so excited about their new bike, they wanted to pay it forward and donated $1,000 to help bring another e-cargo bike to town for a local family. 

You may purchase raffle tickets or make an additional donation when you buy a ticket to the event. Additional raffle tickets can be purchased throughout the evening on Saturday June 11th and any time during the 5 days of on-line viewing. Raffle prize must be picked up in person at the California Street Labs.

The lucky winner of the Spicy Curry E-Cargo Bike will be announced Friday June 17th.

Also => We’re Hiring!

We’re launching new programs and building our team & we want you to be a part of it!
Join Our Team.

Please share with your friends and colleagues.
Details: at this link.

DONATE & WIN A New Electric Cargo Bike

Donate for a chance to win
a Yuba Spicy Curry electric cargo bike

It’s a long-tail bike
Made for big loads and wiggly kids
With electric-assist to make riding a joy 

Please read details on this page. Ticket link below.

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We’re excited to bring another Electric Cargo Bike to a Local Family

Your Donation Supports Community Programming at the Shasta Bike Depot

Thank you! We are grateful for your support. Donations support Community Programming at the Shasta Bike Depot – Opening Soon! 

Contributions are welcome and appreciated at any amount. Yes, you can make multiple donations.

  • $5  Receive ONE cargo bike raffle ticket
  • $20 Receive FIVE cargo bike raffle tickets
  • $40 Receive TEN cargo bike raffle tickets
  • $80  Receive TWENTY cargo bike raffle tickets

ANNOUNCING WINNER FRIDAY JUN 17 !

Prize Eligibility to Local Residents

While donations are welcome from anyone, the following eligibility criteria must be met in order to receive the raffle prize: 
==> Eligible participants must reside in Shasta County, California.  
==> Eligible participants must be 18 years old or older at time of participation. 

  • Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries. 
  • Tickets available by donation through June 16th. Last day is June 16th.
  • Prize winner will be selected and announced on June 17th.
  • The Yuba Spicy Curry Electric Cargo Bike is a $5,500 value.

Your donation for Better bikeways, walkable cities and vibrant public places in Redding & Shasta county

At Shasta Living Streets we imagine Downtown Redding as the center hub of a connected city. It’s a people-friendly, walkable, bikeable district with vibrant public places, and smart-city amenities. 

We Believe when we give a lot more people the resources, skills and confidence they need to get around safely and conveniently walking and biking, people discover the ease and joy of active living. When we add high-quality facilities and experiences, our community becomes healthier, happier, and more prosperous.

This is why with the Shasta Bike Depot we have designed a full-service set of features for active transportation commutes and tourism services, to provide amenities, create community, and empower people. Starting in Downtown, the services and amenities will help build our trail town and create a connected city.

Our Sponsors

Please know, this raffle prize is made possible by generous contribution from Yuba Bicycles, the Redding Parks and Trails Foundation, and last years’ Spicy Curry e-cargo bike winners, Jenn and Ted, who were so happy with the experience of owning an e-cargo bike, they made a generous donation to “pay it forward” to make another bike available to a lucky family in our community.

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2021 Happy Winners Jenn & Ted
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Also => We’re Hiring!

We’re launching new programs and building our team & we want you to be a part of it!
Join Our Team.

Please share with your friends and colleagues.
Details: at this link.

May 26 MARCHFOURTH Marching Band!

It’s time!

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MARCHFOURTH!

It’s a musical extravaganza and dance party.

Join us for this big band experience in Downtown Redding

  • THURSDAY MAY 26TH
  • PARTY STARTS AT 7:00PM
  • SHOW STARTS AT SUNSET 8:30PM
  • YOUR TICKET Purchase here –> https://shasta-living-streets.square.site/ We will have your name on a list. Please bring your receipt.
  • LOCATION IN-PERSON, TOGETHER
    Shasta Living Streets’ California Street Labs
    1313 California Street, Redding 96001
  • ALL AGES SHOW

We look forward to seeing you!

GET TICKETS TODAY

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Click here for tickets!

CRAFT BEER, HARD CIDER, N/A OPTIONS
Available for purchase.

ARRIVE BY BIKE. Bike to the show, park your bike on site.
ARRIVE BY CAR. There is ample free parking in Downtown Redding. Try out the new parking garage. Large parking lots directly adjacent: to the north, west, and south.

PLEASE NO DOGS
For this show – please no dogs. We normally welcome our canine friends, but best not to have them at this festival.

NO SMOKING/NO VAPE
We are a no smoking & no vape venue.

MORE INFORMATION
530.355.2230 communications@shastalivingstreets.org

MARCHFOURTH
marchfourthband.com

THANK YOU!
Proceeds support 
Shasta Living Streets & 
The Shasta Bike Depot

Also => We’re Hiring!

We’re launching new programs and building our team & we want you to be a part of it!
Join Our Team.

Please share with your friends and colleagues.
Details: at this link.


THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS



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We’re Hiring! Join Our Team

We’re launching new programs and building our team & we want you to be a part of it!

Join Our Team

Clean transportation and active living excellence builds better cities for everyone by bringing lower cost of living, connected communities, healthy lifestyles, and more joy. 

We believe when we build high-quality facilities and give a lot more people the resources, skills, and confidence they need to get around safely and conveniently walking and biking – more people discover the ease and joy of active living, and our community becomes healthier, happier, and more prosperous. 

Today, we are realizing a ten-year vision to provide 21st Century amenities to empower and encourage cycling excellence and trail tourism to raise Redding and Shasta County into the ranks of top places for active, healthy living.   We are working with local and state partners to do this for the additional urgent need to achieve City of Redding, Shasta County, and State of California goals of greenhouse gas reductions in transportation. 

Open Positions

Operations Manager, Bicycle Programs, Shasta Living Streets

Position Open:   Open until filled.

   

More information

Information about our programs and programming goals in the document at the link below.

The new Great Central Valley Bicycle route

Here’s something to look forward to in the New Year

The experience starts in Shasta County & Redding

The Great Central Valley Bicycle Route brings riders into the State capitol and county seats, numerous small towns along the river, sites of national, state and local historic importance, parks and natural areas, and a wide variety of agricultural landscapes.

Traveling at 12 miles per hour, along the full 650 mile route, a rider will experience 13 counties and over 34 diverse cities and towns.

CLICK HERE >>> Detailed route information using Ride With GPS

On the Great Central Valley Bicycle Route, stopping is as important as going

The trip’s the thing. Route planners have searched for travel that allows riders to see and experience what’s great about the Great Central Valley. Looking for high scenic and educational values and variety, including bucolic countryside, city centers, historic sites, the state capitol and county seats, state and regional parks, university campuses, farmers markets, rivers, beaches and other special places and natural features, etc.  We have tried to introduce riders to the many features that make the state, the Valley, and the localities unique. 

A comfortable and enjoyable travel experience for all riders is a priority.   Bicyclist safety, primarily related to vehicular traffic is a priority. Over 70 miles of the route follows high-quality paved trails enabling traffic-free travel along scenic river corridors, through natural areas and across urban areas. Most of the route follows public streets with bikeways, low volume country roads, quiet residential streets, and low speed pedestrian/bicycle-friendly downtown commercial areas. Only 12 miles of the route follows state highways.

The fastest, direct routes are not a priority. Routes may meander to touch a variety of landscapes and features.

This is a Great Central Valley-focused bicycling route. It’s not intended to travel into the Sierra foothills or coastal hills.

Send us your thoughts: Shasta Dam to Sacramento

Shasta Living Streets continues to work with the team to maintain and promote this route. We will gather input on the route location for the northern section, and work with the team to make adjustments.

Reach out with an email or call us at (530) 355-2230.

Sharing the vision and ongoing collaboration

Michael Smiley led the vision and worked with individuals and organizations across the state. The journey to create the route has been a long one, over three years, with input from over 70 individuals, bicycle organizations and public agencies throughout the length of the Valley.

When riding through, please reach out to share your experiences and thank these folks

These are the people instrumental in making the Great Central Valley Bicycle Route the great ride that it is.

  • Debra Banks, Executive Director, Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates
  • Roberto Brady, Tulare Co Association of Governments
  • Craig Erickson, Chico
  • Zach Griffin, Bakersfield
  • Tom Hotham, Education / Outreach, Merced Bicycle Coalition
  • Anthony Molina, Chair, Fresno County Bicycle Coalition
  • John Pearson, Executive Director, Chico Velo
  • Jeff Pell, Routes Director, Bike Lodi
  • Tina Sumner, Advocacy Coordinator, Fresno Cycling Club
  • Anne Thomas, Executive Director, Shasta Living Streets, Redding
  • Mark Wall, Advocacy Director, Southern Sierra Cyclists, Visalia
  • Brian Zahra, Fun Sport Bikes, Modesto

Our priorities for route choice

  • The most comfortable, safest route possible. Stress levels 1 & 2.
  • The best route possible that can be used today.  As safer and more attractive bicycle facilities are improved, the route will be realigned .
  • All paved.  Minimize unpaved segments.  No single track.
  • Rail and transit stations on-route or by spur route
  • Food and beverage closely-spaced along the way
  • Support services.  Bicycle repair, general retail.
  • Overnight accommodations for 40-60-mile riding days
  • Minimize steep grades over 5-6%

California’s Great Central Valley

California’s Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the U.S. state of California. It is 40 to 60 miles wide and stretches approximately 450 miles from north-northwest to south-southeast, inland from and parallel to the Pacific Ocean coast. It covers approximately 18,000 square miles, about 11% of California’s total land area, or about the size of Denmark.

Bounded by the Sierra Nevada to the east and the Coast Ranges to the west, it is California’s single most productive agricultural region and one of the most productive in the world, providing more than half of the fruits, vegetables and nuts grown in the United States.

2,000+ People Celebrate safe, Protected walk & Bikeways

What a great celebration for a protected walk and bikeway that helps create a Connected City and advances our Trail Town

“AMAZING!!!!!”   “I had no idea we had so many cycling fans!”  “Our city needs more events like this.”  Yes.  Our community supports active living excellence in a big way! 

Protected bikeways give people the safe space they need to ride a bike where they want to go.  

On a hot July Thursday night, when half of Redding/Shasta was on vacation…. more than 2,000 people attended to check it out and to walk, ride, roll on the new trail and celebrate this milestone achievement together.  This is the safe, connected route people have wanted for so long.  

It was like Copenhagen at rush hour!

Thank you to everyone who contributed, volunteered, and celebrated! 

Thank you to major donors who contributed to help get the party started:  Dignity Health, Redding Rancheria, and K2 Development Company.   

Thank you to the hard-working planning team:  City of Redding Community Services and Communication team, Shasta Living Streets staff and Many! Volunteer! Heroes!, Shasta Regional Transportation Agency, CaltransD2, Shasta Co Health and Human Services Agency, Viva Downtown, and Chain Gang.

Report: Downtown Redding Streets: Safety & Community Input

Informing Planning for Multi-Modal Infrastructure

Last summer Shasta Living Streets partnered with California Walks & UC Berkeley SafeTREC to conduct activities for a Community Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Training Program – reviewing data and community thoughts about Pine Street, California Street, and South Market Street – Caltrans HWY 273.

The intention for this effort was to gather data and community feedback to inform planning and infrastructure improvements to serve people and businesses in the area. 

Thank you! to the planning team: California Walks, UC Berkeley SafeTREC, Shasta Living Streets, Caltrans District 2 Complete Streets and Livable Communities, City of Redding Planning Department, Shasta Co Health & Human Services Agency

Download the Report

BEST FOOT FORWARD
What is a Walkable, Bikeable City
and how do we get one?

Considering:  Pine Street, S Market to Buenaventura, Buenaventura Intersection

Why this workshop 

Brings outside expertise to Redding to review current conditions and speak with agency staff and  local business owners about their ideas and concerns specifically regarding the experience of people walking and biking to shop, work, live and play. Interdisciplinary teams explored solutions for challenge areas.

Shares best practice and practical solutions to improve the experience of visitors, shoppers, employers, employees – people who visit, work, play, live,  and travel using State Route 273 in Downtown and Central Redding.

Engages public input and collective decision-making on ways to improve our city. People are  better able to provide input with an understanding of how alternatives serve their needs.

Provides written recommendations by state experts on public comments and features that can improve the walking and biking experience and reduce collisions and safety concerns for the people businesses want to attract. These can be  used as one more form of input to current design and planning processes.

Workshop conducted by California Walks and UC Berkeley SafeTREC

The Safe Transportation Research and Education Center works to reduce transportation-related injuries and fatalities through research, education, outreach, and community service.

California Walks partners with state agencies, organizations and communities to establish and strengthen policies and practices that support pedestrian safety and healthy, walkable communities.

Previous Best Foot Forward workshops
by Shasta Living Streets, California Walks, and UC Berkeley SafeTREC