The City of Watsonville is looking to prepare a complete streets plan for the downtown area to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, and motorists of all ages and abilities. The City will be hosting community workshops over the next year to obtain feedback on desired improvements. The City invites residents to give input at one or all of the outreach venues.
Several information booths and community workshops will be held over spring and summer to provide the community with opportunities to provide input. Please check back periodically for project updates.
Project Information Booth#1: Friday, April 13, 2018, 4-6 p.m., at the Farmer's Market, Watsonville City Plaza (358 Main St., Watsonville, CA)
Grant to Develop Watsonville Complete Streets Plan
The City of Watsonville was awarded a $250,000 Planning Grant from Caltrans. The grant will allow the City, in partnership with the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC) and Caltrans, to develop a plan for roadway improvements in the Main Street area of downtown Watsonville that benefits pedestrians, bicyclists, public transit riders and motorists. Public engagement will be done to solicit community. The plan will identify improvements that provide comfortable access to area shopping and services for all users, create a vibrant atmosphere, improve facilities for people living with disabilities and will support City and Statewide greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. Work on the plan will be done over the next twelve months.
Downtown Watsonville Complete Streets Plan Information