So now that it looks like the City will have the funding to connect the River Trail to California Street with an urban trail and the Downtown Transportation Plan is winding up, its now a good time to think about completing the connection to Downtown and river trail access and what that might look like? Where the Diestelhorst to Downtown project ends at California Street, it is a quite block an easy to cross block that would be a perfect place to put some rapid flashing beacons and have the Urban Trail cross California Street and continue all the way down the left side (eastside) of California, physical protected from the cars, making it truly a facility that an 12 year old would feel comfortable riding on.

If you can get to the River Trail you should be able to get downtown.