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Public Meeting - Muir Woods Parking & Transportation Update

The County of Marin and the National Park Service (NPS) briefed the Marin County Board of Supervisors concerning the efforts to address parking and traffic congestion around Muir Woods National Monument.

Meeting Details:

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Marin County Civic Center

Board of Supervisors Chambers, Room 329

3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael, California

Updates included:

  • Progress on the Memorandum of Understanding
  • Implementation of the Muir Woods/ Franks Valley Road parking barrier system
  • additional parking regulations/restrictions
  • Interim parking management strategies
  • Summer 2016 Muir Woods Shuttle, a collaboration between Marin Transit and NPS
  • NPS reservation system update
  • Muir Woods site improvements planning
  • Future Muir Woods/Franks Valley Road improvements associated with the Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) grant and concrete bridge replacement

View the meeting announcement here.

Muir Woods Parking and Transportation Update
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tam Valley Community Center
203 Marin Avenue
Mill Valley, CA94941
Please join Marin County Supervisors Kate Sears and Steve Kinsey and GGNRA Superintendent Christine Lehnertz for a report on efforts to address parking and traffic congestion around Muir Woods National Monument. Updates will include:
  • Progress on the Memorandum of Understanding
  • Construction of parking barriers and improved parking enforcement
  • Planning for the Muir Woods Reservation System
  • Frank Valley Road improvements
  • Brief update on proposed Muir Woods site improvements and Redwood Creek watershed restoration
Marin County Supervisors Public Hearing
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
Marin Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Dr., Rm 329, San Rafael, CA
To discuss a contract between the County and the National Park Service regarding Muir Woods traffic & parking.
Download the Draft MOU (dated May 23, 2015)
The last public meeting was held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, and was organized by Congressman Jared Huffman. The purpose of the meeting was to share with the public the outline of a draft Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Marin, the National Park Service, and members of an ad-hoc groupcreated by the Congressman to come to a consensus on an approach to addressing traffic and congestion in the area of Muir Woods National Monument.
Public Scoping was initiated on September 4, 2013, followed by the first public meeting on September 18, 2013. A second informational meeting was held on June 18, 2014. During the Question and Answer period, project managers referred to the National Parks Conservation Association's State of the Parks report about Muir Woods. As requested by the public, here are links to the report and fact sheet:

Last updated: November 7, 2016

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