What is Active Transportation?
Active Transportation is any self-propelled mode of transportation, such as walking, bicycling, or skateboarding. These modes promote more active lifestyles and decrease residents’ reliance on vehicle transportation. The number of residents using active transportation to commute to work peaked in 2013 at more than 8,000 residents.
San Joaquin County contains more than 250 miles of bicycle paths, lanes, and routes, each with distinct classifications.
Class I- Bicycle Path
A completely separated right-of-way for the exclusive use of bicycles and pedestrians with minimum cross-flow.
Class II- Bicycle Lane
A striped lane for one-way bicycle travel on a streets or highway adjacent to auto travel lanes.
Class III- Bicycle Route
A shared use road for both pedestrians and motorized vehicle traffic.
Total Miles of Bicycle Thoroughfares within San Joaquin County
San Joaquin Council of Governments