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Active Transportation Plan
IInyo County Active Transportation Plan
Update The Inyo County LTC has funded the creation of a draft Active Transportation Plan. The goal of this plan is to make local government entities competitive to apply for Active Transportation Program grant funds. The new Active Transportation Program Plan will complete:
An Initial Study and Proposed Negative Declaration for the Active Transportation Plan has been released for public review and comment. Interested parties are encouraged to comment. The comment period for the Proposed Negative Declaration ends on March 25, 2016. The Inyo County LTC is tentatively planning to consider approval of the environmental document and to adopt the Draft Plan at their April 20, 2016 meeting in Independence. The Draft Plan can be viewed by following links in the table below. Those submitting comments can send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bicycle Transportation Account has been made part of the Statewide Active Transportation Program. The Active Transportation Program plan combined several programs including the old Transportation Enhancement Program.
Active Transportation Program Call for Projects
In 2015, the City of Bishop applied for a Spruce Yaney Hanby sidewalk improvement project and the County applied for a Town to Tract Bicyle Route project to install bicycle lanes on Reynolds Road, County Road, School Street, and Baker Creek Road. The City application was successful whil the County's was not. A 2016 call for projects should be released in March 2016.
The County and City were able to program several bicycle and pedestrian projects through the formwer Transportation Enhancement program. The City was able to construct the Pine to Park Path and the County was able to complete a Sunland Drive bicycle lanes project. The County is proceeding with Ed Powers Bicycle lanes project. Caltrans is working toward the implementation of a West Line Street sidewalk project that was primarily funded using TE funds.