Support for Disadvantaged Communities

Support for Smaller Agencies and Disadvantaged Communities:
Developing Effective Active Transportation Projects and Programs



Workshop Description

This workshop is intended to provide technical assistance to smaller agencies and disadvantaged communities to support development of impactful active transportation plans, programs and projects that can successfully compete for ATP funding. The focus will be on the elements that make for a high quality bicycle or pedestrian plan, project, or program (this workshop will not cover the ATP application process or guidelines).

The workshop is a free, full-day (8-hour) training, and will be delivered once in each of the 12 Caltrans districts, beginning in late March through early May of this year.

Registration is Required

To register for a workshop, see the dates and locations below.

Topics Include:

  • Developing impactful bicycling and walking projects and encouragement programs: using best practices and cutting edge design to get the most bang for your buck
  • Designing and implementing an effective community engagement process
  • Low-cost strategies to develop a bicycle/pedestrian/active transportation plan
  • Effectively using health and crash data to design and justify your project, including SafeTREC TIMS, SWITRS, Cal EnviroScreen
  • Tools and strategies to predict and document bicycling and walking rates, including low-cost pre- and post-project user surveys
  • Top 10 Tips for successful grant proposals

For More Information, Please Contact:

Kevin Atkinson, Caltrans | 916-653-6920
Khrystyna Platte, Local Government Commission | 916-448-1198 x306
[textblock]Please note: this workshop is not focused on the ATP guidelines and application process.  Caltrans is offering a separate full-day training on how to prepare and submit applications for ATP Cycle 2 funding, which will cover the application form and instructions in depth. For more information, please visit:[/textblock]

Consultant team members conducting the ATP support workshops include the Local Government Commission, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, California Walks, and California Bicycle Coalition.

Workshop Schedule

Date Location
Tuesday, March 24 Marysville, District Office, 703 B Street, Marysville
Register here:
Friday, March 27 San Bernardino, District Office, 464 W. 4th Street, San Bernardino
Register here:
Tuesday, March 31 Los Angelese, LA Metro Headquarters, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Register here:
Thursday, April 2 Bishop, District Office, 500 S. Main Street, Bishop
Register here:
Tuesday, April 7 San Luis Obispo, County Government Center, Room D-162, 1055 Monterey Street
Register here:
Tuesday, April 7 Fresno, Fresno Interdenominational Ministries (FIRM), 1940 N Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93703
Register here:
Monday, April 13 Redding, Shasta Builder’s Exchange, 2985 Innsbruck Drive, Redding
Register here:
Wednesday, April 15 Eureka, City, Wharfinger room, #1 Marina Way, Eureka
Register here:
Monday, April 20 Stockton, County Health Dept., 1601 E. Hazelton, Stockton
Register here:
Tuesday, April 21 Oakland, District Office, Parkview Room, 111 Grand Ave, Oakland
Register here:
Wednesday, April 29 Irvine District Office, 3347 Michelson Dr., Ste 100, Irvine
Register here:
Monday, May 4 San Diego, District Office, Garcia Room, 4050 Taylor Street, San Diego
Register here: