Transportation is one of our community’s top contributors to climate change. Streets for Everyone is an Action Team of the Ashland Climate Collaborative working toward a vision that people of all ages, abilities, and means can choose to bike, walk, and roll throughout Ashland for their everyday travel needs, because it is safe, convenient, and efficient.

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Our Vision is a Community….

  • Where people feel safe biking, walking, or rolling for their in-town travel
  • Where we prioritize social equity and livability
  • Where people can enjoy neighborly social interactions and stress-free movement through shared public spaces
  • Where we practice responsible environmental stewardship by reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and protecting air and water quality
  • Where children can bike, walk, and roll safely
  • Where essential workers can afford to live without having to own a car 
  • Where individuals young and old, with or without disabilities or other physical restrictions, feel included, safe, and comfortable on Ashland streets 
  • Where motorists feel safe sharing the road with people on bikes
  • Where streets are not congested
  • Where residents have affordable options for owning, sharing, and repairing their bikes and other mobility devices 

Our Mission

Through education, outreach, and policy advocacy, Streets for Everyone promotes proven strategies to increase the ability of Ashland residents of all ages and abilities to go anywhere in Ashland safely, conveniently, and efficiently by biking, walking, or rolling. 

Our Goals

  1. Mode Shift. Increase travel by biking, walking, and rolling in Ashland by 15 percent per decade between now and 2050.
  2. Reduced Emissions. Achieve net zero emissions from the transportation sector by 2050 by reducing vehicle miles of travel and electrifying the motor vehicle fleet. 
  3. Safety. Improve the safety of biking, walking, and rolling in Ashland.  
  4. Convenience. Improve the convenience and quality of biking, walking, and rolling in Ashland.  
  5. Reduced Traffic Congestion
  6. Equity/Affordability. Enhance affordability and social equity by making it easier to forgo car ownership.
  7. Quality of Life. Improve the quality of life, livability, and health of our community.

Our Team

We are all volunteers. Current Action Team members of Streets for Everyone: Ashland residents Ariel Daniel, Michael Orendurff, Vicki Orendurff, Gary Shaff, and Mike Vergeer. ACC Board Liaison: Lorrie Kaplan. We welcome local residents, businesses and community groups, to join us. For more info contact