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OCTA Hosting Bicycle Roundtable on May 28

We know that a number of our readers are avid cyclists.  OCTA is hosting a public workshop tomorrow night to discuss bicycle-friendly strategies for south Orange County.  The full press release is below:

OCTA Holds Roundtable to Plan for Bike Friendly Future

Public can attend meeting and participate in online survey to give input on county’s bikeway connectivity

ORANGE – The Orange County Transportation Authority is holding a bikeways roundtable in District 5 to seek public input and plan for the county’s transportation needs.

The roundtable is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 28 at the Laguna Hills Community Center, Heritage Room C, 25555 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA 92653.

The public can join OCTA, Orange County Council of Governments, Caltrans, County of Orange and other participating agencies for a discussion on efforts to improve regional connectivity for bicycling in southern Orange County.

Participating agencies in attendance will include: Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano and the Transportation Corridor Agencies.

During the meeting the public will be able to give feedback and provide comments in regards to bikeway connectivity projects.

Community members are encouraged to participate in an online survey. The survey asks for public input so OCTA can better understand bicycle transportation in south Orange County.

The district 5 roundtable is part of the Regional Bikeways Planning which is a countywide effort involving OCTA, the Orange County Council of Governments, local jurisdictions and bicycle stakeholders. The goals of the effort are to build consensus on key bikeways corridors and to assist local jurisdictions with project development.

For more information on the roundtable and to take the survey, visit

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