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Las Positas Modoc Road Bicycle & Pedestrian Path Project

 

What is this project?

This project proposes to construct a 2.6 mile-long separated pathway for bicyclists, runners, and pedestrians of all ages and abilities along Las Positas and Modoc Roads.

 

Where will the pathway be located?

The pathway will start on the south side of Modoc Road at Calle De Los Amigos and continue east to the west side of Las Positas Road, then veer south along Las Positas Road to Cliff Drive.

 

What are the benefits of this project?

    Improved safety for bicyclists and pedestrians.
    Increased walking and biking opportunities.
    Improved access to Elings Park, Arroyo Burro Beach, Douglas Family
         Preserve, etc.

    Connection to Coast Bike Route – bike from the Santa Barbara Waterfront
         to Goleta Beach!

How much will this project cost?

    Design and Environmental Review: $2.4million
    Construction Estimate: $15.5 million

How is this project funded?

The project is funded primarily through Active Transportation Program (ATP) grant funds in addition to local Measure C funds for local matching costs.

 

When will the pathway be constructed?

Construction of the path is anticipated to begin in late August 2020, with an estimated 18-month construction duration, which will include the planting of replacement trees and landscaping.

What does the proposed design look like?
Path Renderings and Cross Sections


Missed the Virtual Groundbreaking of Las Positas and Modoc Roads Multiuse Pathway? Click below to watch the virtual celebration!
Virtual Groundbreaking Ceremony, July 29, 2020

For questions about the project:
BikePath@santabarbaraca.gov

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What's Happening?

Construction Begins!

September 14, 2020 

On Monday, September 14, C.A. Rasmussen, Inc., will begin constructing a 2.6 mile long, mulituse path for bicyclists, runners, and pedestrians separated from high-speed vehicle traffic along Las Positas and Modoc Roads. This Vision Zero project will start construction at Calle de los Amigos along Modoc Road and work towards Las Positas Road and down to the roundabout at Cliff Drive. The project will connect the beach, schools, parks, and commercial centers with the community along the Pacific Coastal and Crosstown Bike Routes.

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Start of Construction of the Las Positas and Modoc Roads Multiuse Pathway Groundbreaking Ceremony

July 28, 2020 

Join the City in celebrating the start of construction of the Las Positas and Modoc Roads Multiuse Pathway Project on July 29th at 2pm by registering in the link below:

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The Las Positas and Modoc Roads Multiuse Pathway is a Vision Zero project that will create a safe separation for bicyclists, runners, and pedestrians from higher speed vehicle traffic along Las Positas and Modoc Roads. The 2.6-mile long path is a transformative project that will connect the beach, schools, parks, and commercial centers with the community along the Pacific Coastal and Crosstown Bike Routes.

The project is funded primarily through Active Transportation Program (ATP) grant funds in addition to local Measure C funds for local matching costs. Click here to subscribe and stay informed on updates regarding this transformative project.

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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2020
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