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County of Marin Releases Alto Tunnel Cost Estimate

This Tuesday, the County of Marin  released the Alto Tunnel Investigation and Cost Estimate Update, signaling the completion of several years of information-gathering on the long-shuttered tunnel. “MCBC is delighted that this day has finally come,” said Executive Director Jim Elias. “With detailed cost estimates in hand, we now know what it will take to close the last significant gap in the North-South Greenway.”

County Parks Video Highlights Measure A Results

Following an extensive vetting process, Marin County Open Space was able to start implementing new trail projects in 2016. They have opened 3.5 miles of new trails in Mill Valley and San Geronimo, with another two miles of trail under construction now. This video highlights one of those projects.

Join MCBC’s Course Marshal Squad at the Jensie

With cyclist safety at the forefront of MCBC’s mission, we are proud to be the “eyes and ears” of this year’s Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin. MCBC volunteers will serve a unique role as course marshals, which includes keeping all riders on course, reminding riders of the rules of the road and staying in close communications with the ride organizers.

Help Shape Marin’s Transportation Vision

Input needed for TAM’s Strategic Vision Plan to provide high-level direction for transportation investments in Marin County. This a critical opportunity to call for continued investments in our bicycle network. Comments should be submitted to marinvision@tam.ca.gov no later than Friday, September 22.

Two State Park Projects Need Trail Volunteers

In an effort to speed up progress on the Bill’s Trail change-in-use project, and to get the Shoreline Trail open at China Camp, MCBC is ramping up volunteer training and recruitment. We’d love to have you join our team of skilled trail building volunteers this fall!

MTB Hall of Fame Induction Weekend Celebration

The Mountain Bike Hall of fame is now ramping up for a fabulous weekend in Fairfax to honor and induct four legends of our sport. Don’t miss the festivities at the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, Friday and Saturday September 22-23, in Fairfax, California

New “Slow & Say Hello!” Outposts Continue This Fall

Trail Partners have been setting up “Slow and Say Hello!” outposts at popular trailheads around the county this summer to remind those who recreate on Marin’s open space, watershed and park lands of the importance of trail safety, courtesy toward other visitors, and respect for the plants and wildlife that inhabit them.