City of Sacramento, CA


  Cycling Infrastructure


Links to City cycling office or resources      
  City cycling map      

Updated - 2006-09-03, -04



General Impressions - Cycling Facilities Encountered






The City


  Cycling Vision      


  Cycling Mode Share      
  Master Cycling Program      
  Police Approach to Bicycles      
  City Cycling Organizations      
  Public Involvement – Cycling Advisory Committee      
  Advocacy Organizations      
  Cycling Resources - Map      
    Hard Copy    
    Trip Planning – On-Line    
   Cycling Resources - Website      

Cycling Network

  Current Cycling Network      
  Future Network Plans      
  Naming Convention – Cycling Facilities      

Cycling Infrastructure Design

  Bike Lanes      
    Two-Way Bike Lanes on Road – Not Separated    
    Two-Way Bike Lanes on Road – Physically Separated    
    Two-Way Bike Lanes on Road Shoulder – Vertically Not Separated

    Two-Way Bike Lanes on Road Shoulder – Vertically Separated

Bike Routes  Placing the stencil where bikes would normally be found does improve the comfort level of cyclists.


Bike route stencil on pavement

  Paved Shoulder      
  Off-Road Paths or Trails      
  Intersection Design      
    Not Signalized    
    Right Turn Traffic Lane and Straight Through Bike Lane

    Left Turn Bike Lane    

Cyclists can continue through

  Traffic Diverters Diverters do tend to reduce traffic than right-in, right-out designs.  
  Cyclist-Activated Traffic Signals      
  Pavement Markings      
    Cyclist or Bike Stencil    
    Bike Lane Line Width    
    Bike Lane with Car Parking Adjacent    
  Pavement Colouring      
  Signage   Signage, including destination, direction, information, and warning, was plentiful. The question is whether it is visible enough or can be easily missed when cycling by.  
    Route Signs    
      Signage - Right Turn Lane and Straight Through Bike Lane  
    Share the Road    
  Bike Parking      
    Post and Ring    
    Bike Racks    
    Bike Lockers    
    Bike Stations    
    Municipal Policy and Strategy, Target    
  Cyclists Amenities      
    End of Trip Facilities    
    Trip Facilities    
Cycling Infrastructure Design
Standards and Directions
Cycling and Transit        
  Cycling Mode Share - Transit Ridership      
  Cycling Mode Share - Rapid Transit Station Access      
  Targets – Cycling and Transit Usage      
  Bus and Bikes      
    Bike Racks Bus Program    
    Bus Stops Access and Bike Parking    
  Streetcars and Bikes      
  Rapid Transit and Bikes      
    Rapid Transit Stops Access and Bike Parking    
  Commuter Transit and Bikes - Regional      
    Rapid Transit Stops Access and Bike Parking    
  Trains – Inter-Regional      
  Cycling Friendly Transit Stops      
  Home or Work to Station Collector System

Bike Parking at Train Stations Indoor bike parking does provide a bit more security for the cyclists.    
Marketing of Cycling        
  Target Customers      
  Marketing Plan      
  Intermodal Commuting      
  Communications with Cyclists      
  Education and Safety      

Cycling Contribution to the Economy

  Cycling and the Local Economy

    Retail and Hospitality Services    
    Touring Cyclists Contributions    
  Contribution to Bicycle Industry      
Opportunities for Improvement