Events

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Go Human and its partners host events and projects that reimagine and redesign streets across the region to promote walking and biking and community connection. Information about upcoming events is listed below. Visit our Past Events Information page to check out results from previously held events throughout the region, or get inspired to host your own event in the future.

2023 Events and Activities

City of Buena Park: “Kit of Parts” Demonstration

On June 23, 2023, the City of Buena Park hosted a Go Human Kit of Parts temporary traffic safety demonstration project at the Food Truck Festival event at Ehlers Event Center. Residents and visitors to the food truck event had the opportunity to interact with and provide feedback on the pop-up safety improvements, which included an artistic crosswalk, a curb extension, a parklet, a pedestrian refuge island and a separated bike lane.

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City of Duarte: Summer Concert Series

The City of Duarte’s Safe Routes to School demonstration showcased potential infrastructure treatments such as an artistic crosswalk, a pedestrian refuge island, separated bike lane and a parklet. The event used SCAG’s Go Human Kit of Parts, a set of portable, lightweight and easy-to-install demonstration elements to exhibit street improvements that promote safety and active mobility. The demonstration took place during the Summer Concert Series at Beardslee Park, which combined a concert event, engagement with the Safe Routes to School project team, and other City departments and staff who attended the event.

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City of Jurupa Valley: Skate Thru Summer 

On July 12, Reach Out, alongside the Jurupa Area Recreation and Park District, hosted a Go Human Kit of Parts temporary traffic safety demonstration project at the Skate Thru Summer event at the Jurupa Valley Skate Park. Residents had the opportunity to provide feedback on the pop-up safety improvements, including a protected bike lane and artistic crosswalk.

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City of Irvine: Re-envision South Yale Avenue 

On Aug. 26, the City of Irvine demonstrated potential changes, based on community input, to make walking and biking in their community safer and more enjoyable for all along Yale Avenue between Michelson Drive and Royce Road. Residents were able to walk along the sidewalk or bring their bicycles to test ride a “separated bikeway,” the first potential improvement of its kind in the city! Residents had the opportunity to share their feedback and vision for walking and biking improvements in the City of Irvine. That input will be used to help shape the future of Irvine’s pedestrian and bicycle networks.

City of Port Hueneme: “Kit of Parts” Demonstration

On Aug. 7, the City of Port Hueneme, with support from the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) and Go Human, hosted a temporary traffic safety demonstration at the City’s first Health & Wellness Fair. The event showcased a pop-up artistic crosswalk and curb extensions, creating opportunities for residents to test out improved safety designs and provide feedback the improvements. 

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Town of Altadena: “Kit of Parts” Demonstration

On Sept. 8, the Altadena Town Council hosted a Go Human Kit of Parts Demonstration at the Altadena Safe Streets Traffic Safety Pop-Up. The event included a traffic safety demonstration of a protected bike lane, parklet and curb extension to showcase the various improvements that could be implemented around the community. The Town Council spoke with residents about the demonstrations and gathered feedback through surveys and a series of interactive maps. 

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City of Lancaster: Walk N Roll Fest 

On Sept. 16, the City of Lancaster hosted a Go Human “Kit of Parts” traffic safety demonstration project at the Lancaster Walk N Roll Fest. This was the City’s first open streets event, providing an opportunity for community members to reimagine streets while walking, biking, rollerblading, or pushing a stroller in a car-free environment. The event included a pop-up protected bike lane, parklet, curb extension, and median refuge island to showcase the various improvements that could be implemented permanently around Lancaster. 

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City of Santa Ana: Willard Safe Streets Summer Night Celebration

On Aug. 31, Santa Ana Active Streets, with funding through the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) and Go Human, hosted the Willard Safe Streets Summer Night Celebration. Santa Ana Active Streets led a temporary traffic safety demonstration project utilizing Go Human’s Kit of Parts to capture community input for the design of an artistic crosswalk anticipated to be installed at the intersection of 15th Street and Ross Street.

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