Caltrans District 9 Bicycle Information

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Caltrans District 9 has developed a bicycle brochure that features information specifically for bicycling in Mono, Inyo, and eastern Kern Counties. Included are bicycle resources, popular rides, prohibited segments, and how to read bicycle signs. Click here to download the District 9 Bicycle Brochure

2018 Bike Month Activities Poster

Bicycle Events within Caltrans District 9

To see a list of past permitted bicycle events that have taken place within Caltrans District 9, visit: District 9 bicycle events

May is Bike Month!

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is dedicated to improving mobility across California, for all forms of transportation. Caltrans, with several agencies; CHP, City of Bishop, Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control, County of Inyo, Northern Inyo Healthcare District, U.S. Forest Service, Toiyabe Indian Health and Eastside Velo, are sponsoring several events throughout May, National Bike Month.

National Bike Month Challenge - Interested individual riders and companies (teams up to 8 people) can compete by registering online to record personal and bike to work/school miles for a contest throughout the month. Log onto https://www.lovetoride.net/usa to join!

National Bike to School Week is May 7-11, with Bike to School Day Thursday, May 10th. At the end of Bike to School Week, CHP will be hosting a Bike Rodeo.

The Bike Rodeo (children’s obstacle course and more) will be on Saturday, May 12 from 1:00-3:00 on Warren Street at Academy. The event will include optional bike registrations, face painting, bike and helmet decorating, and game booths. California Highway patrol officers will be handing out children’s helmets free to participants (while supplies last). Proceeds from the Bike Rodeo will go to the Caltrans District 9 scholarship program for high school students.

National Bike to Work Week is May 14-18, 2018.

Bishop Bike Tour- Caltrans District 9 is hosting a free, informational bike tour of Bishop on Tuesday, May 15th at 7:30 a.m. The 1-hour outing will begin at the CHP office on Main Street and visit several past and current Caltrans projects sites along an approximately 4-mile route. District Director Green will illustrate at each stop how bicycle and pedestrian needs were incorporated into each Caltrans project.

Bike Month Awards Ceremony is June 1st at Bishop City Park at noon for all who competed. Join us and learn more about how Caltrans is promoting active transportation in the Eastern Sierra! Posters are in retail store window all over town with dates and times of events. Mark your calendars! Please RSVP to Christine.knadler@dot.ca.gov to confirm your spot on the director’s ride or to ask any additional questions.

Caltrans Bicycle Program

Click here to go to the California Department of Transportation Bicycle web page

Caltrans District 9 Bicycle Maps

These maps are intended to assist those cycling within the District 9 area of California - Inyo, Mono, and eastern Kern Counties. One of the primary land uses in District 9 is recreation because of our deep desert valleys, high mountain ranges, rich National Parks, and the numerous lakes and streams in the Sierra Nevada. Because of the numerous campers, recreational vehicles, and large trucks traveling on the highways caution should be exercised when cycling and all roads are open to cycling in District 9 except a short stretch of freeway near Rosamond. Please carry the necessary and proper equipment for the type of trip you plan, since services can be far apart in some areas. Protection from the sun, wind, cold, and adequate water is extremely important throughout the district. No representation is made or intended as to the safety or fitness of the routes where bicycle travel is allowed. The State of California, the counties, and cities over whose facilities you may be traveling are not responsible for your safety. We welcome any suggestions for improvement or changes in bicycle facilities in our District. We hope you enjoy your cycling in this area.

District 9 Bike Map

Click on the shield to view close up bicycle guide of the route.

Bicycle Links

SR 89 MONO US 395 SR 167 US 395 SR 108 SR 182 SR 270 SR 120 West SR 158 SR 120 East SR 203 US 6 SR 168 SR 168 SR 266 US 395 Inyo SR 136 SR 190 SR 178 SR 178 SR 178 US 395 Kern SR 14 SR 202 SR 58

Bike Maps by Route

If you have any questions about Caltrans District 9 biking, please contact Cort Hitchens at bicycle coordinator or web administrator

 

 

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General Information:

Phone: (760) 872-0601
FAX: (760) 872-0678

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
District 9
500 S. Main Street
Bishop, CA 93514

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