City-Wide Active Transportation Plan (ATP)

Ceres Citywide Active Transportation Plan Webpage 

We would like your help in shaping the Plan’s walking and biking recommendations!  

Our survey is available by clicking here.  Para la encuesta en español, haga clic aquí.  

  • Click to see the Bike Improvements Map hereHaga clic para ver el mapa de mejoras de bicicletas aquí
  • Click to see the Pedestrian Improvements Map hereHaga clic para ver el mapa de mejoras peatonales aquí

 The proposed improvements are based off of public engagement efforts and field studies conducted as part of the Community Needs Assessment in Fall 2020, which assessed existing walking and biking conditions. Your input will help us finalize recommended improvements and enhance the walking and bicycle conditions in the city!


What Is the Plan?

The City of Ceres is preparing a Citywide Active Transportation Plan!

The Citywide Active Transportation Plan is an exciting opportunity to provide enhanced connections and safe infrastructure for people walking and bicycling in Ceres. It will provide strategies and recommended projects for pedestrian and bicycle improvements throughout the city. The Plan will incorporate abundant local community input, with creative engagement intended to bring a wide variety of voices to the planning process.

What Are the Plan’s Key Objectives?

The Plan’s main objectives are to:

  • Enhance safety, convenience and comfort for people walking and bicyclingto/from local destinations such as:
    1. Residential neighborhoods
    2. Local schools
    3. Local parks
    4. Places of employment
    5. Shopping centers
    6. Downtown Ceres
  • Develop an Active Transportation Plan to serve as a user-friendly master plan document for non-motorized travel, making walking and bicycling within Ceres safe, convenient, and enjoyable.

  • Actively seek input from the Ceres community, engaging a wide variety of community members throughout the planning process.
  • Propose specific projects to guide future pedestrian and bicycle improvements in Ceres that are realistic, implementable, and fundable.
  • Develop a coordinated implementation strategy for near-term and long-term improvements and programs, including the identification of grant funding opportunities for infrastructure improvements and supportive programs.
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  • Establish policy and design recommendations to improve walking and bicycling throughout the City.

What is Active Transportation? 

Active transportation refers to any form of transportation that is human powered, primarily walking and bicycling.  A high-quality Active Transportation Network provides safe, comfortable, and enjoyable pathways and bikeways that connect people to neighborhoods, destinations and transit stops.



Community Needs Assessment

The Community Needs Assessment evaluates existing walking and biking conditions throughout the City of Ceres, informing walking and biking recommendations for the Active Transportation Plan.  Links to download the document and its appendices are provided below.


Community Needs Assessment

Community Needs Assessment Appendix A - Ceres ATP Roadway Audit Summary  

Community Needs Assessment Appendix B - Fall 2020 Survey on Existing Ceres Walking and Biking Conditions

Community Needs Assessment Appendix C - Ceres ATP Plan Objectives  

Get Involved!

Provide your input on walking and bicycling conditions and give us your ideas for pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure and programs in Ceres.

  • Provide input at interactive community workshops
  • Participate in open-house meetings
  • Submit feedback and ideas through in-person surveys

We will post opportunities to provide feedback once outreach events are scheduled, which are anticipated to start in Fall 2020.  


If you have any questions on the Ceres Citywide Active Transportation Plan, please contact Daniel Padilla at Email Daniel Padilla or at (209) 538-5775.