FAQ Topic: Transportation

Where can I learn more about bicycling safely?

Learn the Top 10 Things to Know about Bikes. Written by Sarah Hadler, Program Manager and League of American Bicyclist Cycling Instructor #3909 with the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition

Where can I find the City’s anti-idling ordinance?

The ordinance can be found in Sonoma Municipal Code (SMC) 9.56.080, which limits idling of commercial vehicles when parked within 100 feet of a residential zoning district to 5 consecutive minutes of idling except when vehicles is loading/unloading in which idling is limited to 30 minutes.

Where are the City’s bike paths and lanes located?

The City’s existing bicycle network consists of Class I pathways, Class II bike lanes, and Class III bike routes. The City’s longest Class I pathway is the Sonoma City Trail, which generally runs east-west and extends for approximately 1.5 miles across northern Sonoma. The Nathanson Creek Trail extends north-south along Nathanson Creek in the City’s … Continued

Where can I buy a used bicycle or have my bicycle fixed?

Sonoma’s Teen Services Operation Bicycle operates a community bike shop at 207 Nino Marco Square. Bike shop staff and volunteers work with teens to repair used bicycles for sale and provide maintenance and repair services for the general public. There is also a bike repair station located at the Sonoma Valley Branch of the County … Continued

Is there public transportation in Sonoma?

Yes, there is local service, the Sonoma Shuttle (Route 32), which is “fare free.” There is also intercity service between Sonoma and Santa Rosa, Petaluma, and San Rafael, and a SMART connector service. For more information visit Sonoma County Transit.

Where can I find a charging station for my electric vehicle?

The City of Sonoma encourages the use of Electric Vehicles (EVs) as part of our progress towards becoming a low carbon community. There are public DC fast chargers located at the Bank of America parking lot and Tier 2 chargers located in the public parking lot at 152 East Napa Street (enter from East Napa … Continued

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