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City of RP Updates

Don Schwartz
Trails safe and enjoyable
July 9, 2021

The wind blowing through your hair as the revolving of your legs power you forward are  freedoms that are not easily matched. We at the city support our local bike riders and are pedaling forward on a program that encourages the shift from driving alone to environmentally-friendly options.

I’m excited to share that we recently signed an agreement with the Sonoma County Transportation Authority SCTA and the Transportation Authority of Marin to pilot a program to share bikes, providing a new, environmentally friendly solution for people to get to and from SMART stations and around town. The 300 electric-assisted bikes at parking hubs and SMART stations in Sonoma and Marin Counties will launch in late summer or early fall this year. 

Rohnert Park recently joined with other cities to increase the health of the community, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce traffic congestion. The program is funded by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for $826,000. The program will be operated by Bolt Mobility.

Our Public Works and Public Safety Departments ensure that our trails are safe, maintained and enjoyable. We invite you to help by reporting concerns on the Reach Rohnert Park App. The tool is available 24/7 and gives you the ability to report a myriad of different issues. Notice a broken tree limb over a pedestrian trail, or graffiti - report it! Oftentimes, you’re our eyes and ears because we can’t be everywhere at once. Go to the App store on your smartphone and download the GORequest App. Start submitting photos and marking on a map your precise location to help us resolve the issue. The App also allows you to track your request. If you have an emergency, please continue to call 9-1-1.