Mount Diablo gets a special set of safety features to protect cyclists
A year after lawmakers approved $1.5 million in state funding to improve bike safety on the narrow roads that twist Mount Diablo, construction is underway, but not nearly as much as expected. hoped.
California State Parks this week began construction of 30 new bike hookups on winding roads that lead to the 3,849-foot-tall mountain that rises in central Contra Costa County and is the mecca Bay Area cyclists. These switches will allow a cyclist pedaling uphill to move to the right so that a motorist can pass safely without crossing into the oncoming lane.