Grants Database

Grantee:
Bike Bakersfield
Amount Awarded:
$65,000
Project Title:
Bike Bakersfield’s Regional Mobility Enhancement Plan
Fund:
Kern County Air Pollution Mitigation Fund, 2016
Website:
Issue:
Toxics/Environmental Health and Justice
Region:
Central Valley
County/Counties:
Kern County
Project Description:

Bike Bakersfield’s Regional Mobility Enhancement Plan will foster coordination among local jurisdictions and community support groups to improve bikeability in the Bakersfield area by improving the local infrastructure; enhancing public planning; and bolstering community education efforts. Supports work with multiple jurisdictions in Kern County to improve the bike network by adding class I; II; and III facilities to local roads; add new bike parking to increase end trip opportunities; and coordinate efforts to build and develop educational prototypes for programs to lay the foundation for more opportunities for local Safe Routes To School programs. From the Mobility Enhancement Program; Bike Bakersfield will make monumental gains toward improving bicycle mobility across Kern County to move towards our goal of a 5% bike modeshare in Bakersfield in 2025 and increase bicycle use across Kern County.