Comprehensive Land Use and Regional Growth Projects
TransNet Active Transportation Grant Program: Cycle 3
On July 24, 2015, the SANDAG Board of Directors approved 12 projects to receive a total of $3 million in funds under the TransNet Active Transportation Grant Program (ATGP). Brief descriptions and applications of all eligible projects, those funded as well as not funded, are available below.
Capital Projects Funded
Citywide Midblock Crossing Enhancements Project (National City) - $625,000
Provide additional pedestrian level lighting enhancements at 14 existing mid-block pedestrian crossing locations in an effort to secure a safe environment for pedestrians.
Stevens/Valley Avenue Corridor-Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Project (Solana Beach) - $500,000
Enhance the use of existing roadway for all users by reducing the number of lanes in order to provide for bike lanes along all of Stevens/Valley Avenue as well as construct sidewalks, crosswalks, curb ramps and traffic calming features.
Escondido Creek Trail Signalized Bike/Ped Crossing at El Norte Parkway Project (Escondido) - $335,000
Provide active transportation connectivity for the Escondido Creek Trail by installing a pedestrian signal and pedestrian refuge across El Norte Parkway. The project also includes a decorative trail overhead signage structure in accordance with the Escondido Creek Trail Master Plan.
Riverwalk Drive Crossing Project (Santee) - $216,900
Install new concrete bulb-outs, pedestrian warning signage, a ladder crosswalk, and enhanced area lighting.
Carlsbad Boulevard and Tamarack Avenue Pedestrian Improvement Project (Carlsbad) - $270,000
Provide enhanced facilities for pedestrians, transit users, and bicyclists by establishing a new standard for a pedestrian scramble, providing traffic signage, modifying traffic detection to count cyclists, and providing unique clearance times.
Citywide Bike Lanes Project (Santee) - $156,000
Construct several bike lanes throughout the City of Santee.
Capital Projects Not Funded
El Cajon Underpasses (El Cajon) - Requested $1,049,220
Construct improvements such as new sidewalks, curb ramps, high-visibility crosswalks with active flashing beacons, pedestrian warning signs, and pedestrian lighting.
Sweetwater River Bikeway/30th Street Bicycle Facility Improvements (National City) - $1,000,000
Provide nearly one mile of Class II and Class III bike facilities including bike detector loops, bike boxes and decreased lane widths for vehicles. This project was withdrawn due to the award of statewide ATP funding for the same project.
Bernardo Shores Bayshore Bikeway to Rainbow Drive Bikeway Link (Imperial Beach) - Requested $700,000
Connect a regional bikeway facility to a Class II bike path facility on Rainbow Drive; provide a direct connection to the city’s coastline, beaches and estuary.
San Diego Coastal Bike Path Safety Improvements-Las Flores Creek Constriction (County of San Diego) - Requested $576,240
Construct a dedicated bike lane on each side of an existing 100-foot bridge crossing Las Flores Creek on Stuart Mesa Road in Camp Pendleton.
Industrial Boulevard Improvements (Chula Vista) - Requested $544,500
Construct sidewalks, curbs, gutters, pedestrian ramps, driveways, bike lanes, signs, pavement work, and traffic control to fill the gap in pedestrian/bicycle improvements between Ada Street and Anita Street.
Main Street Corridor Pedestrian Improvements (Chula Vista) - Requested $497,000
Design and construct pedestrian improvements, based on the Main Street Master Plan, such as crosswalks, sharrows, bus shelters, bike racks, a comprehensive wayfinding sign program, and a traffic signal.
San Diego Coastal Bike Path Safety Improvements-Stuart Mesa/41 Area Constriction (County of San Diego) - Requested $477,640
Construct a dedicated bike lane on each side of an existing 250-food earthen bridge on Stuart Mesa Road in Camp Pendleton.
San Diego River Trail Design Project (Santee) - Requested $414,000
Design, conduct an environmental review, and construct a Class I bike trail along the North side of the San Diego River.
Fern Avenue Pedestrian and Mobility Improvement Project (Imperial Beach) - Requested $400,000
Construct improvements such as widen sidewalks, add Class III bike lane markings, relocate fences, construct curb pop-outs and enhance pedestrian crossings.
Non-Capital Projects Funded
ADA Transition Plan (Lemon Grove) - Requested $50,000
Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of policies, programs and facilities to determine the extent to which individuals with disabilities may be restricted in their access to services in order to institute and monitor programs to increase pedestrian accessibility.
Multi Modal Plan (Chula Vista) - Requested $250,000
Promote and upgrade pedestrian and bicycle transportation and connectivity within the city in accordance with Complete Streets principles.
Comprehensive Active Transportation Strategy (Coronado) - $90,000
Develop a complete multimodal transportation plan in Coronado that accommodates the needs of all users and modes. This will include a pedestrian master plan component, an updated bicycle master plan component, and the development of Safe Routes to School and traffic calming recommendations.
Walk & Bike Chula Vista Education Encouragement Awareness Campaign (Chula Vista) - $100,000
Build a positive multimedia campaign, coordinate and promote new walking and biking infrastructure projects to increase awareness about bicycle and pedestrian access, educate businesses and residents, and promote alternative transportation choices and improved safety in Chula Vista.
Bike/Bus Safety Public Outreach Project (Oceanside) - $90,000
Create and install public service messages through “bus wraps” on 15 buses to educate the public on the meaning of “sharrows” and alert cyclists to the danger of attempting to pass buses on the right side.
Be Safe, El Cajon (El Cajon) - $50,000
Initiate a multi-media, multi-lingual, multimodal, and multi-faceted education and awareness campaign to encourage active transportation and pedestrian safety for residents.
National City Bicycle Parking Enhancements (National City) - $50,000
Install bike racks throughout National City’s bike network.
Non-Capital Projects Not Funded
Euclid and Market Complete Streets Master Plan (San Diego/Civic San Diego) - $300,000
Produce, with community involvement, a Complete Streets Master Plan for the Euclid and Market Community Center (a priority transit-oriented development/smart growth area) that is ready for implementation in 2017.
Comprehensive Active Transportation Strategy (Poway) - Requested $160,000
Complete a Comprehensive Active Transportation Strategy for the city in order to develop a transportation network that provides direct and convenient connections for residential areas, schools, employment centers, transit centers, public places, retail, and community destinations.
Bicycle Master Plan (Santee) - Requested $125,000
Update the existing Bicycle Master Plan that was adopted in 2009 to reflect changes in the last six years and incorporate new proposed Complete Streets policies and goals.
Comprehensive Active Transportation Master Plan (Del Mar) - Requested $85,000
Design the Comprehensive Active Transportation Master Plan to guide future improvements, projects, programs and policies that will improve mobility of non-motorized transportation.
Coast to Crest Trail Railroad Underpass Design Study (Del Mar) - Requested $70,000
Design a multi-user trail underpass as part of the future double tracking of the San Dieguito Railroad Bridge.
Detailed Scoring Sheets
Both programs used a 'sum of rank' scoring approach, detailed in the staff report that contains the draft rankings and funding recommendations. View the detailed scoring sheets for the SGIP and for the ATGP.
If you have questions, please contact Carolina Ilic of SANDAG at firstname.lastname@example.org or (619) 699-1989.
ATGP Overview, Eligibility, and Scoring Criteria
ATGP Capital Grants
ATGP Non-Capital Grants