This statewide bike and pedestrian plan should also rightfully serve as the underpinning for local and regional bike and pedestrian plans, and for that reason alone needs to be a strong statement about the relevance and importance of encouraging these active modes of transportation.
CV Link had been on the list to get almost one-fifth of the money available from the Active Transportation Program, but a mistake in its application moved it down a few notches. Now five other projects will likely get funding.
Fresno is frequently described as "two cities"--the more affluent north, and the south, where more low-income residents live. Advocates question whether the city's Active Transportation Plan does enough for residents in the south.