Last night I attended a small, but very well executed meeting to update the progress on the OC Loop http://octa.net/Bike/The-OC-Loop/ In particular, the meeting discussed the final proposals for the three unfinished segments from Brea through Yorba Linda and connecting to SART. http://ocparks.com/about/projects/oc_loop The private-public speakers were loaded with detailed posters, overlays, samples of Class I proposed trails and definitely were looking for riders input. My interests lie in the Brea Tracks segment tie in. Right now I can get over to Chino Hills with very little road riding. It will be nice to have the same option to cruise over to SART. Two of the segments are Class II and III rated and would be easy to complete with signage and sharrow road paintings. Segment D is supposed to use an existing dirt path along side a rain culvert. The issue on this one is that some bridge pilings are blocking the trail minimum width. Hopefully, the City of Yorba Linda will help out with some $ during the bridge improvements (they made it sound like this is already in the works). I was impressed with the proposed signage to make the Loop more official and not just another bike path. They are also pushing for a "Hawk Beacon" (High-Intensity Activated crossWalK beacon) at major crossings. Quite a few cities use the system and it appears to be an attention-getter for the "I drive & talk on my cell" crowd. http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/provencountermeasures/fhwa_sa_12_012.cfm The meeting was done within an hour & I arrived home to a happy puppy and a cold, Pineapple Sculpin.