The City of Santa Barbara is developing a project to increase safety along the Cliff Drive corridor. A high number of repeat collisions in this corridor make safety modifications a high priority. Community feedback over the years has also identified the need for additional crosswalks, better bicycling facilities, and other improvements to increase safety for all road users.
The City took control of the Cliff Drive corridor from Caltrans in 2013, which opened the door for projects like the Las Positas Roundabout and the upcoming Las Positas Road & Modoc Road Multiuse Path. In 2018, the City adopted a Vision Zero strategy that aims to prevent severe and fatal injuries on City streets by focusing resources on high-priority streets with documented collision patterns. Cliff Drive is the second-highest priority corridor in the City.
The City has developed a conceptual plan for a two-way multiuse pathway along the south side of Cliff Drive from Arroyo Burro County Park to Castillo Street. In addition to the pathway and Vision Zero safety improvements, the project also proposes:
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