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Biking and Walking in Solano County

Biking and Walking in Solano County

ANNOUNCEMENT: The STA is currently recruiting members for the STA Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) and the STA Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC). View the description of the committee objectives, the vacancies available, and the application form.   more » 


Welcome, Solano County Bicyclists and Pedestrians!

This area of the webpage provides information for the general public (residents and visitors) as well as staff at public agencies. The links below provide information regarding project information.

Bike to Work events take place throughout the month of May each year, including a Team Bike Challenge and Bike Commuter of the Year Awards.  Energizer stations will be set up throughout Solano and Napa counties on Bike to Work Day.  For more information about Bike to Work Day, visit the Solano Napa Commuter Information Bike to Work page.  For more information about Bike to School Day, visit the STA Safe Routes to School website

BikeLinks Map

Top Ten Bike Rides

BikeLinks Map Thumbnail The Solano BikeLinks Map is a resource for bicycle riders in Solano County.  It also identifies some separated multi-use pathways suitable for pedestrians.  This map encourages residents and visitors to bicycle by designating the suitability and comfort of many of the roads in Solano County.

Click here to download the 2016 Solano-Yolo BikeLinks Map

Click here to download the Solano County Top Ten Bike Rides (6mb) released in spring 2017. 

***The interactive Solano Top Ten Bike Rides is now available.  Click here to go live!!

**UPDATE April 2018** Solano County Top Ten Walks and Hikes

Mirroring the highly popular Top Ten Bike Rides, STA has released a Top Ten Walks and Hikes in Solano County brochure, featuring everything from easy urban walks to strenuous hikes. Pick one up at your local library or civic building, or download the PDF here!  

Examples of Completed Priority Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

This section provides information about example projects and enhancements to bicycle and pedestrian travel in the countywide transportation network.

Central County Bikeway Gap Closure

This bicycle and pedestrian friendly Class I pathway beginsat the Suisun City-Fairfield Amtrak train station and continues along StateRoute (SR) 12 to complete a connection between downtown Suisun City and thesuburban residential and shopping areas of Suisun City.  This ¼ mile segment of bikeway from MarinaBoulevard to the Waterfront District along Main Street features an impressive140-foot bridge and enables users to walk or bike from one end of the City tothe other without ever having to cross the busy SR 12.

Central County Bikeway Gap Closure Path 1

McGary Road

The reopening of McGary Road and the adjacent Class II bikepath is a multi-agency effort largely funded through the American Reinvestmentand Recovery Act (ARRA).  The projectfaced many challenges when it was closed due to a landslide caused by the heavyrains in 1998.  Approximately 1.7 mileslong, this roadway includes a class II bikeway and provides a direct routebetween the cities of Fairfield and Vallejo. The rehabilitation of this road was completed in September 2010.



State Park Road Bicycle-Pedestrian Overcrossing Project

Also known as the Rose Drive/Interstate 780 Bicycle and Pedestrian Overcrossing, the completion of this project improved an unguardedovercrossing over I-780 by constructing a separated and protected Class Imultiuse path adjacent to the freeway overcrossing.  The project provides a connection betweendowntown Benicia and the city of Vallejo through the Benicia State RecreationArea.  It provides a safer connection forschool children, residents, and visitors of the area.  In addition, the segment is part of the BayArea Ridge Trail and San Francisco Bay Trail systems.



Suisun Parkway

Suisun Parkway was completed and opened to traffic November 2010 as part of the North Connector Project.  It is located immediately north of the I-80 between Suisun Creek andSuisun Valley Road in Fairfield and unincorporated Solano County.  The Suisun Parkway Project is the easterlysegment of the larger North Connector which begins at the junction of SR 12West and Red Top Road and continues along the north side of I-80, connecting tothe existing four-lane Business Center Drive.  This 2.7 mile stretch of the roadway includes a dedicated off-streetmultiuse bicycle-pedestrian path to accommodate all travelers and providesconnections to Solano Community College’s Fairfield campus and the Fairfield Linear Trail.