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Comprehensive Land Use and Regional Growth Projects

TransNet Smart Growth Incentive Program: Cycle 1

In May 2009, the SANDAG Board of Directors approved funding for the initial cycle of projects under the TransNet Smart Growth Incentive Program. Copies of the successful grant applications for the eight capital projects and six planning project that were awarded funding are available below.

Capital Projects Funded

8th Street Corridor Smart Growth Revitalization (National City)
Improved bicycle and pedestrian access from the 8th Street Trolley to the National City Town Center, enhanced streetscape and provision for public markets and other civic events on 8th Street will be provided by this project.

Grant application

Lemon Grove Trolley Plaza (Lemon Grove)
Improved pedestrian access from buses to the Trolley and integration of a planned mixed use development into the station area are the primary goals of this project.

Grant application

Park Boulevard/Essex Street Pedestrian Crossing and Traffic Calming (City of San Diego)
This project provides an enhanced pedestrian crossing on this busy bus corridor.

Grant application

Park Boulevard/City College/San Diego High Pedestrian and Transit Access Improvements (City of San Diego)
This project enhances the bus stop and pedestrian crossing near two urban schools.

Grant application

Fourth Avenue/Quince Street Pedestrian Crossing and Traffic Calming (City of San Diego)
This Uptown pedestrian crossing will be enhanced with curb extensions and in-pavement flashing crosswalks.

Grant application

Industrial Boulevard Bike Lane and Pedestrian Improvements (Chula Vista)
This project will close a gap in the sidewalk and provide bike lanes in the vicinity of a school and the Blue Line Trolley Station.

Grant application

Third Avenue Streetscape Implementation Project (Chula Vista)
Streetscape enhancements, traffic calming and improved pedestrian crossings will be the outcome of this project on Chula Vista’s original commercial street.

Grant application

4th and 5th Avenue/Nutmeg Pedestrian Crossing and Traffic Calming (City of San Diego)
This Uptown pedestrian crossing will be enhanced with curb extensions and in-pavement flashing crosswalks.

Grant application

Planning Projects Funded

Mid-City SR 15 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Station Area Planning Study (City of San Diego)
This study will provide an economic analysis of development potential, and develop urban design guidelines and a nonmotorized access plan for the SR 15 BRT station areas in Mid-City.

Grant application

Chollas Triangle Master Plan (City of San Diego)
This master plan project will provide specific land use and mobility recommendations to encourage a mixed use transit oriented village supported by park, open space, and creek enhancements.

Grant application

Palomar Gateway District Specific Plan and EIR (Chula Vista)
Plans for smart growth development and the EIR necessary to allow its implementation are the objective of this project around the Palomar Street Trolley Station.

Grant application

Euclid and Market Village Master Plan (City of San Diego)
A focused mobility and land use master plan for the Orange Line Trolley station area at Market Street is the objective of this grant.

Grant application

Oceanside Boulevard Corridor Specific Plan and EIR (Oceanside)
This planning effort aims to transform the Crouch Street SPRINTER station area and Oceanside Blvd. corridor west to I-5 into a “well-planned, beautiful, safe, prosperous and environmentally friendly place” that supports the new transit service.

Grant application

Imperial Avenue and Commercial Street Corridor Plan (City of San Diego)
This planning effort will produce a new land use and mobility strategy for the corridor with urband design guideliens for streetscape and development projects.

Grant application

Project Manager

Stephan Vance, Senior Regional Planner
Phone: (619) 699-1924, Email: stephan.vance@sandag.org

For media inquiries, please contact the SANDAG Public Information Office at (619) 699-1950 or pio@sandag.org.

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