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Sacramento is Celebrating Bike Month and Hosting Amgen Tour of CA

Sacramento is Celebrating Bike Month and Hosting Amgen Tour of CA

Spring has arrived in Sacramento. The sun is out, the Sacramento and American Rivers are full and flowing, and the cyclists are out on the roads. May is a bicyclist’s paradise in the state’s Capitol and this May cycling enthusiasts have even more to enjoy. Spring has brought the Amgen Tour of California and a host of Bike Month events to Sacramento. 2017 Amgen Tour of California America’s largest cycling race is coming to Sacramento. The Amgen Tour of California runs from May 11 - 20, 2017. The Amgen Tour of ...
Top 5 Most Bike Friendly Cities in America

Top 5 Most Bike Friendly Cities in America

People want to live in active communities that are walkable, bikeable, and playable. When people live in communities that are designed to move, they experience resulting economic, social, health, safety, and environmental benefits. Many cities across the US are realizing the numerous benefits of becoming more bike-friendly, but some are clearly leading the pack. The cycling experts at Bicycle.com recently compiled a list of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S., using transportation data and interviews with experts, advocates, and every-day cyclists to create their list. Here are some of the ...
Sacramento Valley Station Master Planning Workshop

Sacramento Valley Station Master Planning Workshop

Do you visit the Sacramento Valley Station? Located in downtown Sacramento, the Sacramento Valley Station (SVS) is the seventh busiest station in the country and the primary rail station in Northern California. The City of Sacramento is transforming this historic train depot into an updated regional transportation hub that provides user-friendly connections between all modes of transportation - train, light rail, bus, bicycle, taxi, auto, and pedestrian. Sacramento is Invited to Participate in the SVS Planning Workshop Community feedback is essential as the City of Sacramento embarks on the initial phase of ...
The Railyards Residential Survey Asks For Your Vision of Urban Living

The Railyards Residential Survey Asks For Your Vision of Urban Living

If your vision of home is a vibrant urban community with exciting amenities at your fingertips, then The Railyards wants to hear more from you. The Railyards has a vision of a thriving, 18-hour urban village located in the heart of Sacramento. This vision includes residential housing units that provide unique experiences and on-site amenities that can’t be found anywhere else in the Sacramento region.  We want to know what YOUR vision of residential living at The Railyards looks like.  Take The Railyards Residential Survey Now Now is your chance to make your ...
Sacramento’s Downtown Specific Plan Aims to Transform City

Sacramento’s Downtown Specific Plan Aims to Transform City

In 2015, the City of Sacramento launched the Downtown Housing Initiative. This ambitious plan aims to add 10,000 new housing units to Downtown Sacramento over the next ten years. The initiative, set in motion by former Mayor Kevin Johnson, plans to re-energize the downtown area into a vibrant, pedestrian-oriented, urban neighborhood.  Now, the City of Sacramento is looking to expand this plan even further with the Downtown Specific Plan, which looks at growth opportunities for the area over the next twenty years and beyond.  The goals of the Downtown Specific Plan ...