Projects and Documents

The passing of the National Trails System Act by Congress in 1983 established “railbanking” which legally allows for the preservation of rail corridors for future rail use while allowing interim use of the corridor.  There is wide community and jurisdictional support for the railbanking of the...

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The "Transit Development Plan Update for Humboldt County Transit Systems" (TDP) is HCAOG's primary planning document for administering public transit and paratransit services in Humboldt County. The purpose of a TDP is to review transit services, assess the efficiency and...

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The main purpose of the 2010 Humboldt County Regional Trails Master Plan is to promote the development of a regional active transportation system.  HCAOG funded this plan in response to Humboldt County residents' growing and intensified interest in non-motorized, "active"...

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The Humboldt County Regional Pedestrian Plan aims to make walking an integral transportation mode in Humboldt County.  The Pedestrian Plan evaluates more than nineteen of the county's population centers.  The Plan prioritizes pedestrian projects,  recommends pedestrian education...

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The Humboldt Bay Trail (Eureka to Arcata) Study Area examines the feasibility of incorporating a Class I Bike and Pedestrian Path into an existing six-and-one-quarter-mile transportation corridor that follows the eastern edge of Humboldt Bay between the cities of Arcata and Eureka...

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Corridor preservation seeks to balance competing public and private land use and transportation interests. Corridor preservation is a means of coordinating transportation planning with land use planning with the goal to prohibit, or at least minimize, development in areas that will likely be...

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The dial-a-ride/dial-a-lift (DAR/DAL) study assesses the potential for consolidating the DAR/DAL services in the Greater Humboldt Bay Area, which includes the cities of Eureka and Arcata, the unincorporated community of McKinleyville, and the other surrounding unincorporated areas served by...

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