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TransNet Active Transportation Grant Program: Cycle 1

In June 2009, the SANDAG Board of Directors awarded $7.8 million in Active Transportation Grant Program (ATGP) funding. Of the funds, $6.6 million were awarded to capital projects and $1.2 million to non-capital projects.

Capital Projects Funded

Spring Street Trolley Station Pedestrian Access Improvements (City of La Mesa) – $88,000
Reconfigures the intersection at Spring Street and High Street to reduce crossing distances and create a pedestrian path that connects to the Spring Street Trolley Station platform. The project includes the installation of new sidewalks, curbs, gutters, traffic signals, street lighting, landscape materials and irrigation equipment.

Grant Application

Escondido Creek Bike Path (City of Escondido) – $524,100
Constructs a Class I bike path from the Escondido Transit Center to Centre City Parkway and extends the Escondido Creek Channel Bike Path to connectto North County’s SPRINTER and bus lines. 

Grant Application (Check Back Later)

Ash Street Undercrossing (City of Escondido) – $457,357
Constructs a Class I bike path undercrossing at Ash Street and SR-78 to connect two segments of the Escondido Creek Channel Bike Path. The project will provide completely separate right-of-way for any non-motorized travel.

Grant Application

Escondido Creek Bike Path Lighting and Restriping (City of Escondido) – $157,500
Adds more lighting to the existing Escondido Creek Bike Path  and restripes =the existing Class I bike path as a part of a comprehensive effort to increase public safety and combat vandalism within the flood control channel and along the bike path.

Grant Application

La Mesa Blvd/El Cajon Blvd Intersection Improvements and Pedestrian Infrastructure (City of La Mesa) – $361,000
Realigns La Mesa Boulevard and El Cajon Boulevard and reduces crossing distances by reconstructing curbs and gutters, and installing median islands, traffic signals, street lighting, bus stop improvements, landscaping materials, irrigation equipment, and low-impact drainage improvements. 

Grant Application

Inland Rail Trail Phase III B – Right of Way Engineering (City of Vista) – $500,000
Provides right-of-way engineering for Phase III of the North San Diego Inland Rail Trail, which begins at the Buena Creek Sprinter Station in San Diego County and follows the railroad tracks through the City of Vista to the Melrose Sprinter Station. This Class I Bike Path and Multi-Use Trail will provide a non-motorized, multi-modal transportation link along the SR 78 corridor. 

Grant Application

Bicycle Detection at Signalized Intersections (City of San Diego) – $73,500
Installs loop detectors in areas with a high propensity for bicycle use.

Grant Application

Safe Pedestrian Crossing at Longhorn Dr. (City of Vista) – $50,649
Constructs pedestrian crosswalks, pop-outs, and medians to calm traffic and promote pedestrian safety around Rancho Buena Vista High School.

Grant Application

Barham Drive Urban Trail Improvement Project (City of San Marcos) – $700,000
Constructs 3,000 feet of urban trail along Barham Drive. The project also includes pop-outs, signage for bicycles, pedestrians, and transit users, street lighting, pedestrian countdown signals, and street furniture.

Grant Application

Sidewalk Safety Program – I Street Sidewalk Improvements (City of Chula Vista) – $116,220
Constructs new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sidewalks, driveways, and pedestrian ramps and provides safer access for pedestrians to nearby transit routes, schools, and other destinations.   

Grant Application

Sweetwater River Bike Path Gap Closure- Plaza Bonita Rd (City of National City) – $130,000
Prepares an environmental document and final design plans for a Class I Bike Path on Plaza Bonita Road. The final design will provide easier access to MTS bus connections along Plaza Bonita Road and connect two existing bike paths.

Grant Application

Carlton Oaks Dr Class II Bike Lanes (City of Santee) – $30,200
Modifies the existing striping on Carlton Oaks Drive. Reduces the number of through lanes from two to one in each direction and installs new Class II bike lanes, legends, and parking lanes.

Grant Application

SR 15 Bike Path Final Design and Environmental Document (City of San Diego) – $350,000
Provides the final design and environmental documentation for a Class I bikeway along the east side of SR 15 between Camino Del Rio South and Adams Avenue in the City of San Diego.

Grant Application

Installation of Audible Pedestrian Signals and Count-Down Pedestrian Signals (City of Carlsbad) – $150,660
Installs audible pedestrian signals and count-down pedestrian signals at twenty-one signalized intersections in Carlsbad to promote walkability and pedestrian safety.

Grant Application

Kelton Rd Midblock Pedestrian Improvements (City of San Diego) – $248,400
Constructs an in-pavement lighted crosswalk and bulbouts on Kelton Road between Zircon Street and Luber Street to increase pedestrian safety at Johnson Elementary School.

Grant Application

Boys and Girls Club Sidewalk Improvements (City of Vista) – $146,844
Constructs approximately 1000 feet of sidewalk to provide a safe pedestrian route for children who attend the Vista Boys and Girls Club and the Vista Academy of the Performing Arts.

Grant Application

Bayshore Bikeway Segments 7 and 8 (SANDAG) – $1,078,000
Constructs 1.78 miles of Class I bikeway to link several established bike lanes and completes a portion of the larger regional Bayshore Bikeway.

Grant Application

West Bernardo Bike Path and Cantilever (Cities of Escondido and San Diego) – $1,425,000
Constructs a Class I bike path and cantilever as a part of the second phase of the Lake Hodges Bikeway Access Project. The path follows the side of West Bernardo Drive and ends at Rancho Bernardo Community Park and then connects to an existing Class I bike bath.

Grant Application

Planning Projects Funded

Bikeway Master Plan Update (City of Chula Vista) – $150,000
Recommends updates to the current bikeway network within Chula Vista to best suit city’s future needs.

Grant Application

Bicycle Master Plan (City of Coronado) – $75,000
Develops a city-wide bicycle master plan, which will serve as a guiding document in the planning and construction of bicycle facilities in Coronado.

Grant Application

Bicycle Master Plan (City of La Mesa) – $75,000
Develops a plan to determine the appropriate bicycle facilities within La Mesa. The plan will include a list of future projects, project rankings and project cost estimates.

Grant Application

Bicycle Master Plan (City of National City) – $50,000
Updates National City’s Bicycle Master Plan to improve bicycle circulation and connectivity with neighboring jurisdictions and provide consistency with the Regional Transportation Plan and San Diego Regional Bicycle Plan.

Grant Application

Environmental Documentation and Feasibility Study for Bike Master Plan Update (City of San Diego) – $150,000
Conducts a feasibility study of the top priority bicycle projects and prepares a Programmatic Environmental Impact Report for the updated Bicycle Master Plan.

Grant Application

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Education Program (City of San Diego) – $290,000
Provides over 500 age-appropriate pedestrian and bicycle safety classes at elementary and middle schools citywide to encourage walking and bicycling as alternative modes of transportation and improve the pedestrian and bicycle safety among children and their parents.

Grant Application

Pedestrian Master Plan Phase 4 (City of San Diego) – $150,000
Develops a pedestrian master plan for seven communities within the City of San Diego to plan and implement pedestrian improvements.

Grant Application

UC San Diego Bicycle / Pedestrian Master Plan (City of San Diego) – $75,000
Prepares a comprehensive bicycle and pedestrian plan that links the campus  to surrounding bicycle and pedestrian paths,  local transit stops, and regional transit stations within the City of San Diego.

Grant Application

Bicycle Locker Wireless Communication (SANDAG) – $50,000
Establishes a wireless communication connection at transit centers that have electronic bicycle lockers. The wireless connection will allow locker users to reserve a space online before leaving home. The wireless connection will allow SANDAG to collect usage data and troubleshoot any locker issues.

Grant Application

Bicycle Map Printing and Distribution (SANDAG) – $25,000
Prints and distributes copies of the San Diego Regional Bike Map to promote the use of bike paths, bike lanes and bike lockers.

Grant Application

Parking Projects Funded

Bike Lockers and Racks (City of Escondido) – $14,378
Purchases and installs decorative bike racks around Escondido City Hall and select locations throughout the Downtown Specific Planning Area Business/Retail Core.

Grant Application

Bicycle Locker Retrofits and Upgrades (SANDAG) – $50,000
Upgrades existing mechanical bike lockers with electronic, on-demand lockers to improve durability, safety, and usage of the bicycle lockers along the Blue Line Trolley.

Grant Application

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