MBOSC Position Paper- Parks and Rec Master Plan

Hello folks,

Please take a moment to read through our Position Paper regarding the City of Santa Cruz Parks Master Plan.

This paper outlines the case for increasing mountain bike access in Santa Cruz City Parks, presented by Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC). Our objective is to add clarity and data to the public discussion surrounding trail access with the hope that this will foster educated policy decisions that will allow all user groups to enjoy our beautiful outdoor spaces in a sustainable manner.

This paper covers the following:

  • Who are mountain bikers?
  • Who is MBOSC?
  • What do mountain bikers want?
  • How can the City of Santa Cruz Parks Master Plan reflect those desires?
  • Responses to common arguments against expanded mountain bike access