The foundation of the Project Team is residents, business owners, and community organizations from the Big Bear Valley. Formally, they make up the Stakeholder Advisory Committee and the Recreation Industry Advisory Committee. Informally, they are the spirit of the community and the motivation for safer streets, world class trails, attractive sidewalks, high quality public spaces, and strengthened job and business opportunities.
Stakeholder Advisory Committee
Members of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee include representatives of:
Recreation Industry Advisory Committee
Members of the Recreation Industry Advisory Committee include representatives of:
In addition to the community stakeholders listed above, the Project Team also includes government partners and a professional consulting team.
The following agencies are working collaboratively on this project:
The Project Team is lead by MIG, Inc. and includes a collection of professionals bringing proven expertise in Complete Streets planning and design, trail planning and design, pedestrian and bicycle planning, equestrian planning and design, economic development, downtown and neighborhood planning, and stakeholder and community engagement.
Since it was founded in 1982, MIG, Inc. has focused on planning, designing and sustaining environments that support human development and active lifestyles. Our team of nearly 100 professionals have assisted public agencies throughout the West and the nation in projects that enhance community livability, support revitalization and connect people with places.
Since it was founded in 1986, BAE Urban Economics (BAE) has focused on creating sustainable communities by providing real estate economics, policy analysis, and development advisory services to clients throughout the U.S. BAE’s experience ranges from statewide policy studies, to strategic planning, to development projects.
Livable Communities, Inc. is a nationally recognized consulting firm led by President Charles Gandy, focused on community design, trail planning and design, bicycle and pedestrian advocacy, and creating charismatic, vibrant and economically successful communities.
Founded in 1987 and celebrating its 25th year in business, KOA Corporation (KOA) is one of the leading traffic engineering and transportation planning and design firms in California. KOA, a California corporation, provides consulting services to both public and private sectors.
Jan Hancock is the author of the book “Equestrian Design Guidebook for Trails, Trailheads, and Campgrounds” published by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.