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Bicycle Safety Study Public Hearing Set For October 18


The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. to receive comments on refined bicycle safety improvements to the sidewalks on the Golden Gate Bridge. The public hearing is a follow-up to the recent virtual open house and town hall meeting where the District received comments on proposed safety improvements.
At the hearing, staff will present key findings and recommendations from the Bicycle Safety Study for the Golden Gate Bridge along with refinements from the first round of public outreach. The District Board of Directors will also solicit comments and suggestions from interested stakeholders and members of the public on the recommendations presented. 

The October 18 public hearing is the final step in the Bicycle Safety Study public outreach process. Feedback received during the public hearing will be used to further refine bicycle safety recommendations that will be presented to the District Board of Directors for adoption at a future meeting.
Public Hearing Information
Monday, October 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.
Audio Conference Only: (415) 569-6446 and (415) 636-8761.
Comments may also be sent by email to no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 18.
More detailed hearing information is available in the meeting notice.

About the Bicycle Safety Study
Over the past 18 months, District staff have engaged in a review of bicycle safety policies and current conditions for bicyclists and pedestrians at the Bridge. From this review, the District published the Bicycle Safety Study for the Golden Gate Bridge in October 2020. The study is a collaboration between District staff and an independent consulting group,  Alta Planning Design (Alta), to gather data and observations on current Bridge sidewalk conditions. The study also uses data and observations to identify opportunities to increase bicycle and pedestrian safety while ensuring maximum utility and accommodation for bicycling on the Bridge for commute and recreational travel. 


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