Mount Diablo Cyclists Accomplishments 2015 to 2019

  • Mount Diablo Cyclists Collaborated with California State Parks to create the MDSP Bike Turnout Project: Install 77 Bike Turnouts on Mount Diablo! Officially signed on March 28, 2019, but needs to be funded
  • We are working with State Parks to fund Phase I: 15 Highest Priority Bike Turnout Locations on the most dangerous Blind Curves
  • Reduced the number of Bike vs Vehicle Collisions: 2015 (5), 2016 (2), 2017 (1), 2018 (0)
  • Reduced the total number of Collisions: 2015 (16), 2016 (12), 2017 (10), 2018 (5)
  • Town of Danville Award of Merit 2017
  • Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, California Legislature Assembly, Certificate of Recognition 2017
  • State Senator Steven Glazer and Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, California State Legislature, Letter supporting Bike Turnouts on Mount Diablo 2017
  • Partnership with State Senator Steven Glazer and Assemblywoman Catherine Baker
  • Bike East Bay, Letter of Support for Bike Turnouts on Mount Diablo
  • Traffic Engineering Survey of North Gate, South Gate and Summit Roads per Caltrans standards
  • Implemented Roadway Striping and Signage Plan as indicated by Survey
  • DO NOT PASS BIKES ON BLIND CURVES (35) signs, AVOID CRASH SLOW DOWN (35) signs and applied Sharrows every 1/2 mile in ascending lane
  • Mandatory Verbal Motorists Safety Advisory for all motorist entering the Park
  • Mount Diablo App, free to all park visitors, volunteers and staff

  • Mount Diablo Cyclists Facebook Group: 1,000 members
  • 13 Bike Turnouts Installed(2016 & 2017)
  • Bike Turnouts were created by Mount Diablo Cyclists and MDSP. Apparently, they do not exist anywhere else in California!
  • Petition to Install Bike Turnouts on Mount Diablo: over 3,300 signatures
  • Petition to Improve Safety for Cyclists and Motorists: over 1,200 signatures
  • 6 Bike Repair Stations (Eagle Scout Project)Junction, Summit and South Gate Kiosk
  • Cyclist and Motorist Safety Surveys
  • Cyclist donated Bike Rack at Summit
  • Formed Cyclist Volunteer Pot Hole Repair Team to repair roads and trim vegetation
  • Created mountdiablocyclists.org
  • Celebrated these accomplishments with an Official Ceremony on October 7, 2016, recognizing State Parks officials, local legislators and Mount Diablo Cyclists
  • Created Mount Diablo Bicycle Descending Technique