Supervisors Approve Plan to Complete OC Bike Loop
Orange County supervisors have approved a seven-year plan to complete the 66-mile OC Bike Loop, a recreational bikeway and trail system that will allow continuous access along the Coyote Creek-San Gabriel River Trails, the Pacific Coast Highway Corridor, the Santa Ana River Trail and the Union Pacific Right of Way Corridor.
The $52.8 million earmarked for the OC Loop is part of Orange County Public Works’ Seven Year Capital Improvement Program, which identifies priority projects for investing more than $545 million in transportation, flood control and bikeway improvements. Funding for the OC Loop will be provided by OC Public Works, OC Parks and various grant funds sought from the proceeds of a half-cent sales tax collected in Orange County for transportation projects. Continue reading