Guest column: Everyone in Tahoe responsible for roadway awareness, safety


Morgan Beryl

June 1, The 2017 | Tahoe Daily Tribune

is melting, flowers are blooming, and orange cones are back on our roads. Construction can be frustrating, but it also means more good things on the horizon for Tahoe’s roadways and bike and pedestrian paths. This summer, local governments, the Tahoe Transportation District and state transportation departments are closing gaps in our biking and walking network.

Two miles of path will be added in Placer County to Dollar Point. Work continues on 3 miles of path from Sand Harbor to Incline Village in Washoe County. And the city of South Lake Tahoe is completing a path from El Dorado Beach to Ski Run Boulevard. Caltrans’ U.S. 50 to Trout Creek project in South Lake Tahoe is bringing more complete streets to Tahoe’s residents and visitors, and providing important water quality improvements.

With spring in full swing, the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition (LTBC), Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) and many other partners encourage you and your families to get out and walk or bike to enjoy everything this wonderful region offers…

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Morgan Beryl is a senior transportation planner at TRPA and an advisory board member to the Lake Tahoe Bike Coalition. Questions? Get in touch at mberyl@trpa.org or call 775- 589-5208.