City awarded $47 Million in Active Transportation Project grants

Posted on July 13, 2023

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On June 28, 2023, the California Transportation Commission awarded six Active Transportation Project grants to the City of Santa Ana for a total amount of $47,625,000.  This is a record amount for the City of Santa Ana.  The grants listed below consists of five Safe Routes to School projects that includes pedestrian safety improvements for a total of 13 schools.

Project improvements will include wheelchairs, sidewalks, street lights, speed feedback signs, high visibility marked crosswalks, flashing beacons, traffic signals, and narrowing pedestrian crossings.  The final grant is the Memory Lane Bikeway Improvement Project from the Santa Ana River to Flower Street.  This project will provide a protected bikeway, bike detection, roadway narrowing, median islands, and raised crosswalks. All of these projects will provide needed pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements for Santa Ana residents.

Mendez lntermediate, Advance Learning, Santiago Elementary, and Sierra Intermediate SRTS $9,987
Memory Lane and Flower Street Bikeway $6,264
MacArthur Intermediate and Taft Elementary SRTS $4,900
Madison Elementary, Roosevelt-Walker Academy, and Century High SRTS $9,990
Santa Ana High School and Heninger Elementary School SRTS $8,222
Jackson Elementary and Diamond Elementary SRTS $8,262


Project Environmental Review Phase: 2024

Project Design Phase: 2025 to 2026

Construction: 2027


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