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Bike Paths, Roundabouts,
& Coastal Access

SBCAG and Caltrans are working with partner agencies on local projects related to the Highway 101 widening. Projects include the Rincon Multi-Use Trail, Santa Claus Lane Streetscape and Bikeway, Olive Mill Roundabout, San Ysidro Roundabout and Stop Signs, the Cabrillo Underpass, and multiple coastal access improvement projects.

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Santa Claus Lane Bikeway

The City of Carpinteria and the County are working with Caltrans and SBCAG on a Class I bikeway that will provide a connection from Santa Claus Lane to Carpinteria Avenue. This will connect a gap in the California Coastal Trail between Sandpoint Drive and Carpinteria Avenue. This will enable bicyclists to travel between Santa Claus Lane and Carpinteria.

Santa Monica / Via Real Intersection Improvements

The City of Carpinteria and Caltrans are working on improving the intersection at Santa Monica Road and Via Real to improve traffic flow along with bicycle and pedestrian circulation.

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Padora Lane Coastal Access Improvements

The County of Santa Barbara is working on a project to improve coastal access by extending a sidewalk and path from the existing North Padaro bridge over Union Pacific Railroad to Loon Point Park to an existing coastal access trail head. There will also be new California Coastal Trail and Coastal Access signs.

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Santa Claus Lane Streetpath, Path and RailRoad Crossing

The County of Santa Barbara is working on pedestrian, bike, and coastal improvements along Santa Claus Lane. This project includes a bike path from Sandpoint Road to Padaro Lane, a roundabout at the east end of Santa Claus Lane, a new legal crossing for beach access, and enhanced parking along Santa Claus Lane. The County is also seeking funding to create permanent bathrooms.

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Summerland Area Coastal Access Improvements

The County of Santa Barbara is working on a variety of coastal access improvements in Summerland. At Wallace Road, coastal parking and pedestrian access to the beach will be enhanced. On Via Real, a multipurpose path will close a gap in the California Coastal Trail. The County is also looking to improve recreation facilities at Lookout Park that will be funded by the County.

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Cabrillo Interchange

The City is leading work to replace the Cabrillo Boulevard railroad undercrossing between Highway 101 and Los Patos Way to improve circulation for vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians. This project will provide safety and access improvements on a key part of the California Coastal Trail in Santa Barbara.

At Los Patos Way and Cabrillo Boulevard, the City will also build a new roundabout to improve circulation between the beach, Montecito, the neighborhood, and local businesses. The roundabout is anticipated to begin construction in 2021, and the railroad undercrossing improvements will be built during the freeway improvements in the area anticipated to begin in 2023 depending on funding.

Olive Mill Intersection Improvements

A new roundabout will improve traffic flow at the five-point intersection of Olive Mill Road, Coast Village Road, North Jameson Lane, the Highway 101 northbound off-ramp, and the Highway 101 southbound on-ramp.

San Ysidro Intersection Improvements

A new roundabout will improve traffic flow at the intersection of San Ysidro Road, the Highway 101 northbound on- and off-ramps, and North Jameson Lane. Across the freeway bridge, new stop signs will create a four-way, stop-controlled intersection of the Highway 101 southbound off-ramp, San Ysidro Road, and South Jameson Lane.