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Oakland to Install Stop Signs for Vehicles Approaching Trail Crossings

The Town of Oakland Commission has adopted a resolution to approve installing stop signs for vehicles at busy trail crossings in town. That means that drivers approaching the West Orange Trail in Oakland must stop before the trail, giving right-of-way to people walking, jogging, bicycling, etc. along the trail. When […]

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Orange County Mayor Launches Transportation Initiative Online and In Person

Resident Survey and Open Houses Will Gather Community Feedback on Transportation Needs WHAT: On January 25, 2022, the Transportation Sales Tax Referendum effort was relaunched after nearly a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Back in 2019, Orange County held over 200 community meetings and received nearly 11,000 surveys on local […]

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Healthy West Orange Trails Connection Formed to Promote, Activate, Enhance Trail System in West Orange

Steering Committee to determine best use of $5.5 million grant February 11, 2022 – The Foundation for a Healthier West Orange (FHWO) announces the formation of a new steering committee – the Healthy West Orange Trails Connection (HWOTC). HWOTC promotes, activates, and enhances the trail system throughout West Orange to […]

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Show the West Orange Trail Some Love: This Survey Needs Your Input!

From our friends at Orange County Parks & Recreation … Virtual Public Meeting, January 27 at 6 p.m. regarding West Orange Trail Extension and Rock Springs Road Studies From October 2020 to September 2021, 1.7 million people walked, ran or rolled on Orange County Parks and Recreation‘s West Orange Trail; the previous […]

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Multi-Use Trail Etiquette: Share the Trail

Have you walked down a multi-use trail and felt your heart jump as a cyclist whizzed past you with a narrow miss? Or have you been on a bicycle and almost crashed because a walker or runner wearing headphones, not paying attention swayed into your path? High trail volume can […]