Input on bike, ped paths sought

Chris Caskey, The Union Democrat /

The Tuolumne County Transportation Council announced last week it will allocate $575,000 on projects dedicated to pedestrian and bicycle use.

The TCTC will accept proposals for spending the funds through March 3.

The TCTC, a joint agency run by the city and Tuolumne County that handles roads, trails and public transit issues and projects, will decide which project or projects will get the money.

Darin Grossi, the TCTC's executive director, said they are looking for proposals that align with "community plans" that have already been vetted by community members. He pointed to a recent plan in Tuolumne township, which identified alleyway and walkway improvements, as one example.

"We're looking for projects that … have community support and are ready to move forward," Grossi said.

He also said TCTC leadership would look for proposals that could relieve congestion, improve quality of life and show some economic benefits.

For instance, a sidewalk improvement project in Jamestown will connect the downtown core with the elementary school and Railtown 1897 State Historic park, which planners have said would achieve all those goals.

"We do look for projects that will have … a high impact on quality of life and economic benefits," Grossi said.

For more information, visit www.tuolumnecountytransportationcouncil.org.

11910004
The Union Democrat
This image is copyrighted.

Reach all of Sonora, Calaveras County, Tuolumne, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, & Jamestown with your items to sell.

Ads appear Online and in Print

View Classifieds Place an Ad

Connect with The Union Democrat

Union Democrat Newsstand

Friday May 27, 2016

Read digital interactive editions of our publications

Read Today's Edition Take A Tour

More Publications by The Union Democrat

View All Publications
Homelessness, high school and the Butte Fire

05/20/2016

Cole Baisch arrived at Calaveras High School around lunchtime as the sky ... more

Avalon Care Center fined for patient death

05/24/2016

Avalon Care Center in Sonora has been fined $80,000 by the California ... more

Deputies visit schools, build community ties

05/24/2016

You would think Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputy Nate Yorston was Santa Claus ... more

UPDATE: Probe begins in Don Pedro fire

05/25/2016

Investigators began sifting through the rubble of the Don Pedro Recreation Agency ... more

High Sierra passes closed again

05/20/2016

Days after authorities opened Ebbetts Pass, Sonora Pass and Tioga Pass for ... more